The Independent Volume 105

The Independent Volume 105

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...Policy--The Lawyer and the League. The Colombia Treaty. Harding Appeals for China. Tongs and1 Fingers. Hughes the Peacemaker. 1. How did Secretary Lansing's policy diverge from that of President Wilson with regard1 to the League of Nations Covenant? 2. What did Secretary Lansing propose as a substitute for Article X of the Covenant? 3. Mention some instances of international quarrels which are "justiciable," that is. subject to settlement by some international court or tribunal. Mention some other quarrels which cannot be settled on legal grounds, but involve diplomatic negotiation. 4. Give the history of our acquirement of the Panama Canal Zone. On what grounds has it been criticized? On what grounds has it been defended? III. Industrial Problems--Why the Comrades Need Capitalism. Labor and the Packers. Steel Trust to Reform. 1. What does Mr. Spargo mean by saying that "The civilized world is less ready for Socialism than at any time in a hundred years past"? 2. Contrast the doctrine of evolutionary Socialism "that Socialism will come as the logical development of the capitalist system" with the doctrine of revolutionary Socialism that Socialism will come about by means of "the collapse of the capitalist system." 3. Why is there a downward tendency of wages at the present time? What issues are involved in the meat packers' dispute? IV. The Near East--Letting the Turk Down Gently. 1. Explain the historical references in the first paragraph. 2. Why is the dismemberment of the Turkish Empire to be partial instead of complete? 8. What countries has the Turkish Empire lost from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present? When? How? To whom? 4. Explain the reference to the "pre-war...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 37mm | 1,284g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236920554
  • 9781236920553