Theodore Roosevelt’s Ideas on Immigrants 1907

Do You Agree? President Theodore Roosevelt had strong views about immigrants and who should share the American dream. Do you Agree? Share if you believe he is right!

President Theodore Roosevelt
President Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt’s ideas on Immigrants and being an AMERICAN in 1907.

“In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin.

But this is predicated upon the person’s becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American … There can be no divided allegiance here.

Any man who says he is an American, but something else also,

isn’t an American at all.

“We have room for but one flag, the American flag …
We have room for but one language here,
and that is the English language …
and we have room for but one sole loyalty
and that is a loyalty to the American people.”

Theodore Roosevelt 1907

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