|←Author Index: Sc||Carl Schurz
As a student, he
participated in the 1848 uprisings in Germany. His efforts
obligated him to emigrate when the revolution failed, and in 1852
he settled in the United States. He was a confidante of Lincoln,
U.S. Ambassador to Spain, a major-general in the Civil War, a U.S.
Senator from Missouri, Secretary of the Interior in the Hayes
administration, author of a biography of Henry Clay, president of
the National Civil Service Reform League, and an editorial writer
for Harper's Weekly. He gave many speeches and lectures
and wrote prolificly. He promoted civil service reform,
environmental preservation and arbitration for the settlement of
international disputes. He opposed slavery, inflationary monetary
strategies and U.S. imperialism.
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles written by this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "C. S."
|Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.|