War Has Its Compensations

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:
War Has Its Compensations

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This chapter discusses Watterson's standings during the Spanish-American War. He initially called for disregarding all of the old issues in order to dominate the “new issues and new men”, and even abandoned his long-standing misgivings about adventurism abroad after he realized what was at stake. It is also stated that Watterson welcomed this particular war but advised caution.

Keywords: Watterson; Spanish-American War; adventurism; old issues; caution; new issues and new men

Chapter.  10024 words.  Illustrated.

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