By Tingfang

ISBN-10: 142644155X

ISBN-13: 9781426441554

Whereas this e-book is in no way recognized it's a awesome probability to examine the USA of 1914 in the course of the eyes of an intruder.

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His consul did all he could for him by appealing to the local authorities, but without success; finally the matter was reported to his ambassador in Washington, who immediately interested himself in the affair and brought it before the Secretary of State. The Secretary, after going into the facts of the case, said that all he could do was to write to the Governor of that state and request him to take the matter up, but the Governor, for some reason or other, did not take any such action as would have given satisfactory redress to the foreigner.

D. Late Chinese Minister to the United States of America, Spain, Peru, Mexico and Cuba; recently Min- ister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Justice for the Provincial Government of the Republic of China, etc. WITH ILLUSTRATIONS FROM SKETCHES BY THE AUTHOR AND FROM PHOTOGRAPHS NEW YORK FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY PUBLISHERS copyright, 1914, by FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY All rights reserved April, 1914 Preface Of all nations in the world, America is the most interesting to the Chinese. A handful of people left England to explore this country: gradually their number increased, and, in course of time, emigrants from other lands swelled the population.

This is the second occasion on which she has done this, although in the previous case the refund was smaller. These are some of the instances for which the people of China have good reasons to be grateful to America and her people. -- * I need hardly say that our students are also well treated in England, France, Germany, Japan, and other countries in Europe, but I am dealing in this chapter with America. -- There is, however, another side to the picture; the Chinese students in America, who may be roughly calculated by the thousands, and whose number is annually increasing, have been taught democratic principles of government.

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