There is no room in this country for hyphenated Americanism... The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to ruin, of preventing all possibility of its continuing to be a nation at all, would be to permit to become a tangle of squabbling nationalities.

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Original Citation

Roosevelt, Theodore. Address to the Knights of Columbus. 12 Oct. 1915. Carnegie Hall, New York. Address.

Current Citation

Roosevelt, Theodore. Theodore Roosevelt: Letters and Speeches. Edited by Louis Auchincloss. Library of America, 2004.