Monday, March 4, 2013


Warren G. Harding, recording a speech. Photo: The Miller Center, University of Virginia

Senator Warren G. Harding of Ohio gave a speech in January, 1920 in which he discussed the idea of "Americanism."* According to Harding, what does "Americanism" mean? In what ways is this definition similar to or different from how you might define "Americanism" today?

* Go to the StudySpace section of the Give Me Liberty! website for a downloadable version of Harding's speech, as well as a transcript. The Harding speech is under the "Audio 2" tab.