William Henry Seward


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United States politician who as Secretary of State in 1867 arranged for the purchase of Alaska from Russia (known at the time as Seward's Folly) (1801-1872)

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L'accreditata politica estera americana verso Garibaldi e l'unita d'Italia fu articolata dal Segretario di Stato William Henry Seward, la quale era chiaramente una politica di non-intervention, anche se gli americani, come pure gli inglesi, sostenevano il diritto di self-determination.
3) George Perkins Marsh, nominato ministro degli Stati Uniti al Regno d'Italia dal presidente Lincoln con la raccomandazione del Segretario di Stato William Henry Seward, arrivo a Torino il 7 giugno 1861, il giorno stesso del funerale di Camillo di Cavour, e servi come Ministro fino alla sua morte il 23 luglio, 1882.
See his William Henry Seward, (New York, 1967), 65-66.
3) Theodore Spencer to William Seward, 28 September 1838, William Henry Seward Papers, University of Rochester (hereafter Seward Papers).
Key words: Alaska purchase, American imperialism, Arctic poetry/criticism, British Columbia, Canadian confederation, Francis Bret Hatre, William Henry Seward, Frederick Whymper
Through a wider consideration of his poetry, I will demonstrate Harte's enduring interest in the eastern politician William Henry Seward, the successful architect of the Alaska purchase, and elaborate Harte's poetic views on American expansionist policy in the 1860s.
In this deliberately propagandist piece of verse for the popular press, Harte lent his support to the recently signed but not yet ratified treaty secured by William Henry Seward (1801-72, Secretary of State 1861-69; see Fig.
Although Bret Harte and William Henry Seward never met.
Just as Perkin views John Quincy Adams as the epitome of the rising republican empire, so LaFeber regards William Henry Seward as "the vital link between the pre- and post-industrial United States" (7).
They include Kaahumanu, Hawaiian king Kamehameha's chief consort; William Henry Seward, U.
The phrase an irrepressible conflict, used in relation to the slavery issue, was first heard from William Henry Seward in a speech delivered in Rochester, N.
Van Deusen, William Henry Seward (New York: Oxford Univ.
Paolino, The Foundations of the American Empire: William Henry Seward and U.
Just as Perkins views John Quincy Adams as the epitome of the rising republican empire, so LaFeber regards William Henry Seward as "the vital link between the pre- and post-industrial United States" (7).
Each administration used this patronage, which was dispensed by the secretary of state, to reward papers for their political support As soon as Lincoln took office his secretary of state, William Henry Seward, began assigning printing privileges to Republican newspapers across the North.