Japan in World Peace

Japan in World Peace

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...agitation against Japanese enterprises in Mexico--How Japan faces it--A reflection upon American morals--The duty of the State Department to investigate the Mexican land project--Definition of the Monroe Doctrine--Governor Estaban on the annexation propaganda--General Aguirre on the foreign ownership of Mexican land--The Magdalena Bay Canard--How it was started--Senator Lodge's resolution--The Japanese in Mexico--The German propaganda in Mexico--Japan respects American policy in Mexico. At the Peace Congress the Monroe Doctrine has been a topic of serious discussion. Objection to the League of Nations on the part of many American publicists hinged upon the absence, in the draft of the Constitution of the League, of any clause clearly recognizing the right of the United States to perpetuate the Monroe Doctrine under the new world regime. Meanwhile, certain senators and a section of the American press are engaged in a violent agitation whose double purpose is to expel all Japanese enterprises from Mexico, and to frighten the American public into taking a step toward the annexation of those parts of Mexico contiguous to America. In the past session of Congress at Washington an identical resolution was introduced both in the Senate and in the House, urging the American Government to purchase Lower California and the northern part of Sonora. Whether by coincidence or by prearrangement, a similar resolution was presented to the legislature of California. The proponents of these resolutions made it plain that one of the objects in view was to frustrate Japanese designs upon that section of Mexico. As if to support and add strength to these resolutions, certain American newspapers and publicists have started a vigorous propaganda, exaggerating...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236802322
  • 9781236802323