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" That the United States hereby disclaims any disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its determination, when that is accomplished, to leave the government... "
Republican Text Book for the Campaign of 1902 - Page 257
by Republican Congressional Committee - 1902 - 380 pages
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The Reckless Decade: America in the 1890s

H.W. Brands - History - 2002 - 375 pages
...disclaims any disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island, except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its...government and control of the island to its people." Some of the interventionists grumbled at Teller's maneuver, but they couldn't well oppose the amendment...
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The Hero's Journey Toward a Second American Century

Michael E. Salla - Political Science - 2002 - 224 pages
...disclaims any disposition of intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said Island except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its...leave the government and control of the Island to its people.5 The "dragon" America was attempting to slay through the Teller Amendment was any vestige of...
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Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives

Michael Beschloss - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 256 pages
...any disposition of intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over [Cuba] except for pacification thereof, and asserts its determination,...government and control of the island to its people. " McKinley announced a blockade of Cuba on April 22. Spain responded to this act of war with its own...
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Cuba and the United States: Ties of Singular Intimacy

Louis A. Pérez - History - 2003 - 336 pages
...disposition of intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island except for pacification thereof, and asserts its determination,...leave the government and control of the island to its people."38 The Joint Resolution calmed Cuban misgivings. Satisfied that the intervention made common...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1922, Volume 13

United States. President - Presidents - 1917
...disclaims any disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its...government and control of the island to its people;" And whereas, the people of Cuba have established municipal governments, deriving their authority from...
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Cuba: A New History

Richard Gott - History - 2005 - 384 pages
...disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction or control over said island except for pacification thereof, and asserts its determination,...government and control of the island to its people. The Teller Amendment persuaded many Cubans to believe that the invasion would come with no strings...
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Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq

Stephen Kinzer, Visiting Fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies Stephen Kinzer - History - 2006 - 384 pages
...disclaims any disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its...government and control of the island to its people." The Senate approved it unanimously. That promise, which came to be known as the Teller Amendment, calmed...
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A Brief History of the United States

John Bach McMaster - History - 2006 - 484 pages
...exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island, except for the pacification thereof, antl asserts its determination, •when that is accomplished,...government and control of the island to its people." 421 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT The Battle of Manila Bay. — A fleet which had assembled at Key West sailed...
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Power and Progress: American National Identity, the War of 1898, and the ...

Paul T. McCartney - History - 2006 - 384 pages
...intention to exercise jurisdiction or control over said island except for pacification thereof and a determination when that is accomplished to leave the government and control of the island to the people thereof."""1 What Teller accomplished with this motion to amend the resolution was to allow...
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Power and Progress: American National Identity, the War of 1898, and the ...

Paul T. McCartney - History - 2006 - 384 pages
...intention to exercise jurisdiction or control over said island except for pacification thereof and a determination when that is accomplished to leave the government and control of the island to the people thereof.""" 1 What Teller accomplished with this motion to amend the resolution was to allow...
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