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League o/Nations
Lyman Abbott "'"
N ehemiah Boytcm
Chauncey B. Brewster
Artk..r I *?
Edward Cumminga
Thomas F. Gailor
J. Cardinal Gibbons f
Charles E. Jefferson
William Lawrence
Frederick Lynch
Francis J. McConndl
William T. Manning
Shailer Mathews
Frank Mason North
William T. Russell
Charles D. Williams
Luther B. Wilson
Stephen S. Wise
James Duncan
John P. Frey
Samuel Gompers
1 Warren S. Stone
John A. Voll
Frank P. Walsh
Benjamin F. Bush
Irving T. Bash
E. B. Caulkins
George W. Clark#
" Sam P. Cochran
| William F. Cochran
Michael Cody
Henry L. Ccrbett
E. J. Ccuper
I John C. Cutler
Edward A. Filene
Philip H. Gadsden
John Hays Hammond
William T. Kemper
Charles D. Kimball
Sam A. Lewisohn
Vance C. McCormick
James J. McGraw
LaVcrne W. Noyes
3 R. Goodwyn Rhett
^narics in. otnwao
Finlcy J. Shepard
Harry A. Wheeler
Pear! White
William N. Williams
Marion L. Burton
John Bates Clark
Henry S. Drinker
Irving Fisher
Harry A. Garfield
Henry C. King
Henry Noble MacCrackea
Samuel B. McCormick
John H. T. Main
Cyrus Northrop
Leo S. Rowe
Henry Suzxalo
M. Carey Thomas
Mary E. Woolley
Felix Agnus ?
Joseph Blethen.
Edward Bok
George Booth
John Stewart Bryan
Arthur Capper
Winston Churchill
Calvin Cobb
W. H. Cowles
M. H. de Young
Solomon Bulkley Griffin
Hamilton Holt
John C. Kelly
George Horace Lorimer
P Frank P. MacLennan
Robert Lincoln O'Brien
Victor Rosewater
Ellery Sedgwick
John C. Shaffer
Booth Tarkington
William Allen Whits
Casper Yost
J All the peoples
These things which thi
Peace Table, of a LEAGIJ]
is in France for the expres
heart and soul, and is urg
League must be establishec
must join.
things no one nation can
and Peace have brought a n
rri ir . lr -
i tie new nations:
We propose to carve 01
or more Republics based u]
termination. Can we mak<
racy if we create these new
to shift for themselves? A
will be needed to guide ar
German Colonies:
Germany has proved h<
To return her colonies is u
come the wards of all the fi
Economic Questions:
Access to the sea and
two of the international qt
only by a LEAGUE OF N
It will be possible for t
lish only broad, general ruli
problems. No one nation
use of Economic Pressure t
employ this weapon must
has pointed out, with a LI
Interpretation of the f
Without a Supreme <
y visions and a national polio
J Constitution of the United
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tablished on justice a
in the graves of Fn
Sailors, returning frc
of the free nations v
not established fore
e whole world longs for can be j
EOF NATIONS. President V/
ss purpose of guiding its forma
jing his countrymen that a
I and that the United States
IONS is necessary to do the
accomplish alone. Victory
mltitude of new problems:?
at of the Old World a dozen
pon the principle of Self-de:
the world safe for Democnations
and then leave them
id protect them.
er unfitness for colonial rule,
inthinkable. They must beree
peoples, banded together
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IU IclW IilalClldX2? die
lestions that can be handled
lie Peace Congress to estabss
for the regulation of these
can make safe and effective
:o prevent war. The right to
reside, as President Wilson
*eace Treaty:
Court to interpret its proe
power to enforce them, the
States would long ago have
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ance will have fought and
im VICTORY, will have f
nil have given in vain bill
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gained only by the creation, right at the
rilson has declared for such a League and
tion. Ex-President Taft believes in it,
Adopted, November 23, 1918, as the Offi
r E war now happily brought to a close has
been above all a war to end war, but in
order to ensure the fruits of victory and to
prevent the recurrence of such a catastrophe
there should he formed a T.racmr of Free Na
tions, as universal as possible, based upon treaty
nnd pledged that the security of each state shall
rest upon the strength of the whole. The initiating
nucleus of the membership of the League
should be the nations associated as belligerents
in winning the war.
The League should aim at promoting the
liberty, progress, and fair economic opportunity of
all nations, and the orderly development of the
It ~*puld ensure peace by eliminating causes of
dissension, by deciding controversies by peaceable
means, and by uniting the potential force of
" all the members as a standing menace against
any nation that seeks to upset the peace of the
The advantages of membership in the League,
both economically and from the point of view
of security, should be so clear that all nations
will desire to be members of it.
For this purpose it is necessary to create?
1. For the decision of justiciable_ questions, an
impartial tribunal whose jurisdiction shall not
depend upon the assent ,of the parties to the controversy;
provision to be made for enforcing its
2. For questions that are not justiciable in
their character, a Council of Conciliation, as mediator,
which shall hear, consider, and make recommendations;
and. failing acquiescence by the
parties concerned, the League shall determine
what action, if any, shall be taken.
3. An administrative organization tor the con
duct of affairs of common interest, the protection
Present this platform for discussion and <
and any other organization. It has been i
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iocracy Pec
secure by a
om war toward peace, Th
re wars, The army of oc
died in vain unless such
ought and suffered in vain
lions of their wealth and i
Irartiral Hag
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Dccome a aeaa letter, i et tne iramer
fold greater than those which confr<
It will be impossible to apply the
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cial Platform of the League to Enforce Peace.
and care of backward regions and internationalized
places, and such matters as have been jointly
administered before and during the war. We
hold that this object must be attained by methods
and through machinery that will ensure both
stability and progress; preventing, on the one
hand, any crystallization of the status quo that
will defeat the forces of healthy growth and
change, and providing, on the other hand, a
way by which progress can be secured and necessary
change effected without recourse to war.
4. A representative Congress to formulate and
codify rules of international law, to inspect the
work of the administrative bodies and to consider
any matter affecting the tranquility of the
world or the prop-ess or betterment of human
relations. Its deliberations should be public.
5. An Executive Body, able to speak with authority
in the name of the nations represented,
and to act in case the peace of the world is
The representation of the different nations in the
organs of the League should be in proportion to
the responsibilities and obligations they assume.
The rules of international law should not be defeated
for lack of unanimity.
A resort to force by* any nation should be
prevented by a solemn agreement that any "aggression
will be met immediately by such an
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uvcrwncinung economic ana muMary jorce wax 11
will not be attempted.
No member of the League should make any
other offensive or defensive treaty or alliance,
and all treaties of whatever nature made by,any
member of the League should at once be made
Such a League must be formed at thf time of the definitive
peace, or the opportunity may be lost forever.
endorsement by your Church, Club, Loch
approved by thousands of leading America
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e world hopes and pray
icupation that sleeps ti
l a PEACE is framed.
if that VICTORY is i
nillions of their own fl
s of the world Peace treaty at Paris
anted the fathers of our Republic,
provisions of the Peace treaty withi
_ to interpret them. How shal
~j| How shall its decision be en:
answer?ay a .LEAGUE OF
Your Responsibility:
This is a movement in v
man in the United States can
principles here set forth. Yoi
safe against the menace of ful
the progress o? -Civilization d
tion of all the peoples of the
the Team Work which won
tinued and utilized for the t
The League to Enforce Peace
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WILLIAM H. TAFT, President A
W. H. SHORT. Secretary I
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Hugh Brown I
Norris Brown H
. A. A. Bruce
Joseph M. Carey
Jacob M. Dickinson
C. W. Dillon
Neill B. Field
Walter L. Fishes w*.
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Job E. Hedges g
Charles E. Hughes JJ
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LeRoy Percy i
John M. Slaton
Henry St. Georga Tucker '
M. J. Wado
S. Harrison White
Thomas Raeburn White
Ansley Wilcox
John Sharp Williams
John M. Whitehead
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Mrs. J. Malcolm Forbes
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Mrs. Thomas J. Preston, Jr.
Dr. Anna Howard Shaw
Kenyon Butterfield
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E. P. Ladd
E. T. Meredith '
Clarence Poo
P. H. Rolfs
H. L. Russell
H. E. Stockbridge
E. P. Taylor
Oliver Wilson I
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s that peace may
11 the Judgement
flOur Soldiers
lot made secure,
esh and blood if \\
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:ure wars. You think that 4n
epends upon the co-opera- i
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the war should be conworld's
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offers you an opportunity
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