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The New New Departure

Daniel S. Margolies

in Henry Watterson and the New South

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print November 2006 | ISBN: 9780813124179
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813134970 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813124179.003.0006
The New New Departure

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This chapter discusses Henry Watterson's change of position on Cuba, the totality of which was matched only by the reversal of his opposition to Hawaiian annexation. Both changes reflected his mutable responses to new political conditions, and more importantly, revealed his evolving approach to America's position in the world. Watterson also became a vocal and important member of the chorus that urged American action, expansionism, and internationalism.

Keywords: Henry Watterson; Cuba; Hawaiian annexation; political conditions; American action; expansionism; internationalism; changes

Chapter.  15750 words.  Illustrated.

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