ዘውዲቱ & ጣይቱ ብጡል. ; Remembering Of Two Ethiopian Empresses Who Lead Ethiopia in Peace and At War In Commemoration Of The International Women's Day of 2018
Updated on march 7, 2018
Washington DC ( Little Ethiopia )-In a narration about the great Ethiopian emperor Menelik II who asserted his country's sovereignty by beating an European imperialist power at the Battle of Adwa in a book by Robert P. Skinner, Commissioner to the mission, in Abyssinia of To-Day, subtitled "An Account of the First Mission Sent by the American Government to the Court of the King of Kings (1903-1904)" (Longmans, Green & Co., New York, 1906) highlights the friendship established between between United States and Abyssinia ( ancient name for Ethiopia ) under the leadership of president Theodore Roosevelt and Emperor Menelik II. In 2004, the 100th anniversary of the Ethiopian and American diplomatic relationship was celebrated in Howard University commemorating the 1903 Treaty between the two leaders who signed a trreaty of Amity and commerce.where the first American diplomatic mission arrived in Addis ababa, Ethiopia. The accord presented the emperor as an African leader who was not only a warrior but also a diplomat who seeked peace in the world.
Following her fathers foot steps his daughter Empress Zawditu Menelik sent a mission to the United States in 1919 to meet US President Woodrow Wilson .