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John K. Shields Speech

Identifier: MPA-0152

This collection consists of a transcript of a commencement address given by Senator John K. Shields in 1913 at Maryville College. Shields praises famous Appalachian settlers and the American constitution, warns of the growth of federal government, attacks immigration for threatening the American way of life, and denounces efforts at building Anglo-American friendship.

Dates: 1913

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  • Language: English X
  • Subject: United States -- Politics and government -- 1913-1921 X