Nation of Nations: The Way to Permanent Peace; a Supreme Constitution for the Government of Governments (Google eBook)

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Stewart & Kidd Company, 1915 - International cooperation - 130 pages
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Page 113 - ... been kept, and its area has been widened, in one way only. Individuals have combined their efforts to suppress violence in the local community. Communities have co-operated to maintain the authoritative state and to preserve peace within its borders. States have formed leagues or confederations, or have otherwise cooperated, to establish peace among themselves. Always peace has been made and kept, when made and kept at all, by the superior power of superior numbers acting in unity for the common...
Page 114 - The signatory powers shall jointly use forthwith both their economic and military forces against any one of their number that goes to war, or commits acts of hostility, against another of the signatories before any question arising shall be submitred as provided in the foregoing.
Page 99 - Why forego the advantages of so peculiar a situation? Why quit our own to stand upon foreign ground. Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, humor or caprice?
Page 6 - Secretary directs me to acknowledge the receipt, by reference from the White House, of your letter of...
Page 99 - Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, humor or caprice? It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world...
Page 113 - Throughout five thousand years of recorded history, peace, here and there established, has been kept, and its area has been widened, in one way only. Individuals have combined their efforts to suppress violence in the local community. Communities have co-operated to maintain the authoritative state and to preserve peace, within its borders. States have formed leagues or confederations or have otherwise co-operated to establish peace among themselves. Always peace has been made and kept, when made...
Page 114 - Fourth: Conferences between the signatory powers shall be held from time to time to formulate and codify rules of international law, which, unless some signatory shall signify its dissent within a stated period, shall thereafter govern in the decisions of the Judicial Tribunal mentioned in Article One.
Page 112 - ... Louisiana Isaac Sharpless, Pennsylvania James L. Slayden, Texas William F. Slocum, Colorado Daniel Smiley, New York Edgar F. Smith, Pennsylvania Frederic H. Strawbridge, Pennsylvania Joseph Swain, Pennsylvania Harry St. George Tucker, Virginia Charles R. VanHise, Wisconsin Edwin Warfield, Maryland Benjamin Ide Wheeler, California Harry A. Wheeler, Illinois Andrew D. White, New York William Allen White, Kansas George Graf ton Wilson, Massachusetts Luther B. Wilson, New York Oliver Wilson, Illinois...
Page 105 - Each member shall be named by the President with the advice and approval of the Senate. The...

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