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Oh Capitano!Celso Cesare Moreno - Adventurer, Cheater, and Scoundrel on Four Continents$
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Rudolph J. Vecoli, Francesco Durante, and Donna R. Gabaccia

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780823279869

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823279869.001.0001

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The Sunset Road

The Sunset Road

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(p.172) Chapter 10 The Sunset Road
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Oh Capitano!
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Rudolph J. Vecoli

Francesco Durante

, Donna R. Gabaccia, Elizabeth O. Venditto
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823279869.003.0010

This chapter discusses Celso Cesare Moreno's later life, focusing on his decline as a public personality. From 1894, Moreno, now living in the United States, experienced the most difficult period of his life. He had to retreat to a more subdued existence, although he continued to frequent places of power such as Congress. This chapter considers Moreno's activities and some of the issues in which he was involved during his remaining years, including those concerning Italian Americans and his testimony in the House Committee on Territories in January 1899 about the issue of Hawaii's “Crown lands.” It also examines Moreno's initial support for Robert William Wilcox's candidacy for governor of Hawaii, how he turned against the latter on the eve of the elections, and his smear campaign against Wilcox after the elections. Finally, it describes the newspapers' reactions to Moreno's death on March 10, 1901.

Keywords:   election, Celso Cesare Moreno, United States, Congress, Italian Americans, Hawaii, Crown lands, Robert William Wilcox, newspapers, death

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