Reservations: Proposed Reservations to the Treaty of Peace with Germany

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1919 - Treaties - 50 pages

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Page 39 - The Assembly may from time to time advise the reconsideration by Members of the League of treaties which have become inapplicable and the consideration of international conditions whose continuance might endanger the peace of the world.
Page 43 - ... or to employ the military or naval forces of the United States under any article of the treaty for any purpose, unless in any particular case the Congress, which, under the Constitution, has the sole power to declare war or authorize the employment of the military or naval forces of the United States, shall by act or joint resolution so provide.
Page 43 - Article 1 that in case of notice of withdrawal from the League of Nations, as provided in said article, the United States shall be the sole judge as to whether all its international obligations and all its obligations under the said Covenant have been fulfilled, and notice of withdrawal by the United States may be given by a concurrent resolution of the Congress of the United States.
Page 18 - States and are not under this treaty to be submitted in any way either to arbitration or to the consideration of the Council or the Assembly of the League of Nations, or any agency thereof, or to the decision or recommendation of any other foreign power.
Page 46 - States. 12. Nothing in Articles 296, 297 or in any of the annexes thereto, or in any other article, section or annex of the Treaty of Peace with Germany shall, as against citizens of the United States...
Page 49 - When any member of the League has or possesses self-governing dominions or colonies, or parts of empire which are also members of the League the United States shall have representatives in the Council...
Page 46 - Congress approves such regulation or interference. 9. The United States shall not be obligated to contribute to any expenses of the League of Nations, or of the secretariat, or of any commission, or committee, or conference, or other agency, organized under the League of Nations...
Page 3 - Whereas the Imperial German Government has committed repeated acts of war against the Government and the people of the United States of America: Therefore be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States...
Page 5 - Senate advises, in accordance with its constitutional right and duty, that the great paramount, if not the sole, duty of the Peace Conference is quickly to bring all the belligerents, a full and complete peace ; that to this end the treaty shall be so drawn as to permit any nation to reserve without prejudice to itself for future separate and full consideration by its people the question of any League of Nations ; that neither such an article nor the exercise of the rights reserved thereunder, whether...
Page 25 - Novem5 ber 5, 1918, upon which as a basis the German Empire laid down 6 its arms. The United States regards that contract to carry out 7 the principles set forth by the President of the United States 8 on January 8, 1917, and in subsequent addresses, as a world 9 agreement, binding on the great nations which entered into it, 10 and that the principles there set forth will be carried out in 11 due...

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