A Statement for Non-Exclusion by Patrick Joseph HealyA Statement for Non-Exclusion by Patrick Joseph Healy

A Statement for Non-Exclusion

byPatrick Joseph Healy

Paperback | February 9, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1905 Excerpt: ... decided to extend our sovereignty as well as our jurisdiction over the Philippine Islands it was the death-knell of the Protective Tariff, it was the death-knell of all Exclusion Acts of any kind except as they may apply, as Mr. Geary has so eloquently suggested, as they may apply to all nations alike. It means that they must go absolutely; that we must treat the nations of the Orient exactly as we treat the nations of Europe, whatever that way may be. (Applause.) "It has been said tonight that there is a great deal of rensitiveness on this subject. I remember a gentleman in Japan saying to me, or rather writing that certain nations, imitating the United States, have closed their doors in the face of China in an insulting way. That is just about the feeling not only that China has, but that all the nations over there have. I was told by a high official in Japan that the Japanese Government would be ready to do anything that we might ask in a dignified and quiet way in regard to the keeping from America of Japanese laborers; if there is any elass that we do not want in America just mention it quietly and privately and that class will be kept at home. I was told. at the same time that Japan would be prepared to fight to the death any attempt to enforce against her without her consent a law like that with which we have insulted China. We have to face the fact that our commerce in the Orient goes to the winds if we attempt to insult the nation of Japan by extending this act to her. There is not quite as good reason, but very nearly the same reason, for excluding Japanese laborers that Lhere is for excluding Chinese, but we dare not exclude Japanese laborers unless we exclude the laborers of Europe also, for the reason that Japan is a nation, and we excluded Chi...
Title:A Statement for Non-ExclusionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217429475

ISBN - 13:9780217429474