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John Hay, Secretary of State to Presidents McKinley and Roosevelt, Died 110 Years Ago Today

John Hay had a fascinating tenure as Secretary of State from 1898 – 1905. This was a period known for the increase in the power of the President, especially at the hands of Teddy Roosevelt. Not coincidentally, U.S. power abroad also increased during the time, often through policies designed or implemented by John Hay.

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