Theodore Roosevelt Quote

The National Government belongs to the whole American people; and where the whole American people are interested that interest can be effectively guarded only by the National Government. We ought to use the National Government as an agency, a tool, wherever it is necessary, in order that we may organize our entire political, economical, and social life in accordance with a far-reaching democratic purpose. We should make the National governmental machinery an adequate and constructive instrument for constructive work in the realization of a National democratic ideal.


The Progressives, Past and Present (1910)

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The National Government belongs to the whole American people; and where the whole American people are interested that interest can be effectively...

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The National Government belongs to the whole American people; and where the whole American people are interested that interest can be effectively...

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The National Government belongs to the whole American people; and where the whole American people are interested that interest can be effectively...

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The National Government belongs to the whole American people; and where the whole American people are interested that interest can be effectively...