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Carl Schurz
See biography, media, quotes, indexes. 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."
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  1. The Funeral of Dr. Lasker. President White, Mr. Schurz, and Others Pay Tribute to His Memory.” The New York Times, January 11, 1884.
  2. This was published as part of Volume Three of The Reminiscences of Carl Schurz, but since it is not written by Carl Schurz, it has been separately listed here.
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