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Benevolent Assimilation Proclamation of 1898 – FULL TEXT

Benevolent Assimilation Proclamation* by United States President William McKinley   Executive Mansion, Washington December 21, 1898 The destruction of the Spanish fleet in the harbor of Manila by the United States naval squadron commanded by Rear-Admiral Dewey, followed by the reduction of the city and