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PRESIDENT GRANT AND HIS SANTO DOMINGO ANNEXATION PROJECT - A STUDY OF ILL JUDGMENT

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Date Issued:
1972
Summary:
This is a study of President Grant's adoption of a proposal in early 1869 from the President of the Dominican Republic for the annexation of his country to the United States with a view to eventual statehood. It examines Grant's motivations for support of the proposal and his efforts to obtain annexation treaty ratification from an unconvinced Senate. It concludes that Grant gave a maladroit performance and showed a lack of political acumen; that Santo Domingo annexation was doomed from the start; and that Grant harmed himself and his party by stubborn fighting of a lost cause.
Title: PRESIDENT GRANT AND HIS SANTO DOMINGO ANNEXATION PROJECT - A STUDY OF ILL JUDGMENT.
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Name(s): CRUME, JOHN B.
Florida Atlantic University, Degree grantor
Curl, Donald W., Thesis advisor
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Electronic Thesis Or Dissertation
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1972
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University
Place of Publication: Boca Raton, Fla.
Physical Form: application/pdf
Extent: 80 p.
Language(s): English
Summary: This is a study of President Grant's adoption of a proposal in early 1869 from the President of the Dominican Republic for the annexation of his country to the United States with a view to eventual statehood. It examines Grant's motivations for support of the proposal and his efforts to obtain annexation treaty ratification from an unconvinced Senate. It concludes that Grant gave a maladroit performance and showed a lack of political acumen; that Santo Domingo annexation was doomed from the start; and that Grant harmed himself and his party by stubborn fighting of a lost cause.
Identifier: 13532 (digitool), FADT13532 (IID), fau:10376 (fedora)
Collection: FAU Electronic Theses and Dissertations Collection
Note(s): Thesis (M.A.)--Florida Atlantic University, 1972.
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
Subject(s): Grant, Ulysses S--(Ulysses Simpson),--1822-1885
Dominican Republic--Foreign relations--United States
United States--Foreign relations--Dominican Republic
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