[Speeches] State of the Union Addresses 1889-1900 – m8b1

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Post by linny » February 27th, 2020, 10:26 am

State of the Union Addresses by United States Presidents (1897 - 1900) by William McKinley (1843 - 1901).

The State of the Union address is a speech presented by the President of the United States to a joint session of the United States Congress, typically delivered annually. The address not only reports on the condition of the nation but also allows the President to outline his legislative agenda (for which he needs the cooperation of Congress) and national priorities. This album contains recordings of addresses from William McKinley. (Wikipedia)
This is the 14th out of 27 projects. Prior addresses are found here: https://librivox.org/search?q=state%20of%20the%20union&search_form=advanced
Some stats are found here: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=61256&hilit=state+of+the+union
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Post by linny » February 27th, 2020, 10:52 am

Section breakdown:
Note: If you are claiming all sections for an Address feel free to split the sections differently. Be sure to post your preferred start/stop for your DPL.

6. William McKinley, December 5, 1898, part 2 - 3539 words. Read from: Following the comprehensive scheme of general attack, powerful forces were assembled at various points on our coast to invade Cuba and Puerto Rico. Read through: With the one exception of the rupture with Spain, the intercourse of the United States with the great family of nations has been marked with cordiality, and the close of the eventful year finds most of the issues that necessarily arise in the complex relations of sovereign states adjusted or presenting no serious obstacle to a just and honorable solution by amicable agreement. Read through:



15. William McKinley, December 3, 1900, part 2 - 3646 words. Read from: Ratifications of a treaty of extradition with the Argentine Republic were exchanged on June 2 last. Read through: The amount of the award, which was deposited in London awaiting arrangements by the Governments of the United States and Great Britain for its disposal, has recently been paid over to the two Governments.
16. William McKinley, December 3, 1900, part 3 - 3503 words. Read from: A lately signed Convention of Extradition with Peru as amended by the Senate has been ratified by the Peruvian Congress. Read through: What opposition remains is for the most part scattered, obeying no concerted plan of strategic action, operating only by the methods common to the traditions of guerrilla warfare, which, while ineffective to alter the general control now established, are still sufficient to beget insecurity among the populations that have felt the good results of our control and thus delay the conferment upon them of the fuller measures of local self-government, of education, and of industrial and agricultural development which we stand ready to give to them. Read through: What opposition remains is for the most part scattered, obeying no concerted plan of strategic action, operating only by the methods common to the traditions of guerrilla warfare, which, while ineffective to alter the general control now established, are still sufficient to beget insecurity among the populations that have felt the good results of our control and thus delay the conferment upon them of the fuller measures of local self-government, of education, and of industrial and agricultural development which we stand ready to give to them.
17. William McKinley, December 3, 1900, part 4 - 4601 words. Read from: By the spring of this year the effective opposition of the dissatisfied Tagals to the authority of the United States was virtually ended, thus opening the door for the extension of a stable administration over much of the territory of the Archipelago. Desiring to bring this about, I appointed in March last a civil Commission composed of the Hon. William H. Taft, of Ohio; Prof. Dean C. Worcester, of Michigan; the Hon. Luke I. Wright, of Tennessee; the Hon. Henry C. Ide, of Vermont, and Prof. Bernard Moses, of California. Read through: When the convention concludes its labors I will transmit to the Congress the constitution as framed by the convention for its consideration and for such action as it may deem advisable.
18. William McKinley, December 3, 1900, part 5 - 3419 words. Read from: I renew the recommendation made in my special message of February 10, 1899, as to the necessity for cable communication between the United States and Hawaii, with extension to Manila. Since then circumstances have strikingly emphasized this need.
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Post by m8b1 » February 27th, 2020, 11:39 am

I'll MC for you, Linny. All set ~ have fun! :-)

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Post by linny » February 27th, 2020, 11:41 am

Thank you, Maria for taking us on again. I appreciate your support.

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Post by linny » February 27th, 2020, 11:52 am

MW is up and ready for readers. Anyone joining from prior addresses will be happy to know that McKinley did NOT included detailed treasury reports. :D

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Post by KevinS » February 27th, 2020, 12:12 pm

linny, I'm having an impossible time with the associated Gutenberg file. (Maybe it's just my set-up, but the file keeps hanging up and I'm on my third try.)

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Post by linny » February 27th, 2020, 12:14 pm

KevinS wrote:
February 27th, 2020, 12:12 pm
linny, I'm having an impossible time with the associated Gutenberg file. (Maybe it's just my set-up, but the file keeps hanging up and I'm on my third try.)
Strange. I just tried and it opened for me. In case you have it saved someplace, it's the same file as most of the other projects. Note: the McKinley links in the table of contents open to Cleveland so there is a little scrolling to do.

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Post by KevinS » February 27th, 2020, 12:15 pm

linny wrote:
February 27th, 2020, 12:14 pm
KevinS wrote:
February 27th, 2020, 12:12 pm
linny, I'm having an impossible time with the associated Gutenberg file. (Maybe it's just my set-up, but the file keeps hanging up and I'm on my third try.)
Strange. I just tried and it opened for me. In case you have it saved someplace, it's the same file as most of the other projects.
I'll try again a bit later on and will let you know.

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Post by KevinS » February 27th, 2020, 1:17 pm

I think I've solved my problem. (Touch wood.)

Section 5, please, for a start.

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Post by linny » February 27th, 2020, 2:27 pm

KevinS wrote:
February 27th, 2020, 1:17 pm
Section 5, please, for a start.
Thank you for getting us started! :D

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Post by realisticspeakers » February 27th, 2020, 8:05 pm

Hello.

Can I have 10 - 13 please?
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Post by linny » February 28th, 2020, 7:18 am

realisticspeakers wrote:
February 27th, 2020, 8:05 pm
Hello.

Can I have 10 - 13 please?
Of course. Welcome back!

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Post by m8b1 » February 29th, 2020, 9:30 am

Moving over to Readers Wanted.....

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Post by linny » February 29th, 2020, 9:35 am

Thank you, Maria. :9:

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