Admiral Dewey


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a United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War

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74) According to the New York Times, "references were made to the language of the statement made by Admiral Dewey which showed that his course was considered to be quite as much of a joke as his references to the simplicity of the task imposed upon the occupant of the White House.
Although Admiral Dewey remained popular in America until his death in 1917, he never again enjoyed the fevered level of public adulation that he experienced from 1898 to 1900.
80) This statement suggests that Admiral Dewey was supposed to be above the mainstream of Gilded Age America.
Handford, Admiral Dewey, the Hero of Manila: A Record of the Life and Achievements of the Greatest Naval Warrior of the Nineteenth Century (Chicago, 1899), 329, 332-33.
In line with his new orders, Otis requested that Admiral Dewey place his ships so as to give U.
Imagine seeing Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Graham Bell, Amelia Earhart, Andrew Carnegie, Bobby Jones, Admiral Dewey, and hundreds of other famous people in true 3D right on your PC.
Contosta has documented how America decided to stay in the Philippines right after Admiral Dewey bombarded Manila.
The presence of America in the Philippines-then and now -began on May 1, 1898, when Admiral Dewey attacked the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay.
During the meeting of October 9, 1913, Admiral Dewey commented to the Joint Board that "war being imminent," insular possession governments "should be in the hands of the Army" Brigadier General William Crozier responded, "the President .
When Captain Knapp read the November 1, 1913, endorsement to the Joint Board as a whole, Admiral Dewey referred the matter to a subcommittee composed of Knapp and Brigadier General W.
On the first day of December, Admiral Dewey departed the Washington Navy Yard in the presidential yacht Mayflower.
Admiral Dewey simultaneously took command of the fleet off Culebra and issued orders to be ready to move at an hour's notice.
If none was forthcoming, Admiral Dewey would be ordered south "to observe matters along Venezuela.
By 1898, Aguinaldo was consulting, not our people, but Admiral Dewey.
Your Excellency: The Filipinos of all social classes, residing in this port, have come to greet Your Excellency as the genuine representative of the great and powerful American Republic in order to express to you our eternal gratitude for the moral and material support given by Admiral Dewey to our General Aguinaldo in his campaign for the liberty of eight million Filipinos.