Posts Tagged: William Taft

A Page from History: Taft on “Our Foreign Dependencies”

In 1908, William Howard Taft congratulated the people of America on the progress made in the island dependencies: Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Philippines. “The material prosperity of Porto Rico and the progress of its inhabitants toward better conditions in respect to comforts of living  and education,” he said, “should make every American proud that… Read more »