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But as the two presidents approached their common frontier in 1909 all was
courtesy and dignity, for good manners were easier to manage between heads of
states than among simple citizens. President Taft was clear about what had ...
The party was over. President Taft with his aides returned to his train at El Paso.
Noticing how nervous they seemed to be, he proposed a highball. They all took
one, and after a deep drink one of the company said to the president, "Thank God
President Wilson ordered naval reinforcements jto Tampico and served Huerta
with an ultimatum to require Mexico to salute the American flag by six in the
evening of April nineteenth. The hour passed without a sign from Mexico. A day
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A leisurely, comprehensive, and novelistic history of New Mexico and Texas from the earliest times up to the Mexican revolution. Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling. Read full review
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