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I have a few topics that I feel that I should bring to the attention of the people of the United States. There are a few matters that feel that the people of America should be able to speak their minds about. In particular to us I have recently come up with fourteen points. Only a few of the fourteen points were included in the treaty, the only important one being the League of Nations. All of the points that I have presented were good, but not being able to include any of these points did not catch me by surprise. On the hand, my point about The League of Nations being rejected was awfully offensive, as well as shameful to us as a nation. The United States being the best of nations, cannot agree on putting together an organization of many nations to keep domestic and foreign affairs under control. Most of us still have family back home in other countries and we must watch over them as well. It is the only logic and fair solution to rid most of the many problems that occur internationally. If we do not go on and modify our thoughts and rethink what we are letting slid by we will later regret it. If we don't get a move on it, the people after us will. We are bound to come up with an international organization to take care of worldly matters. So we ought to begin this League of Nations as soon as possible and take care of these matters at once.
As you may already know this opposition is being blown away mainly due to a few people, including Henry Cabot Lodge, Hiram Johnson, Robert LaFollette, and Senator Borah. They are all isolationism, therefore, they have who opposed any league of nations, and spoke out against the treaty, and the new league established in the treaty, and as well as against me. Must we continue being isolationists? Whenever we have isolated ourselves we have not found success. Our congress is totally dominated by republicans and me as a so-called democrat; I cannot get anything off the ground ("Woodrow"). I present my thoughts and the thoughts of the people to congress and they are just rejected. Shouldn't the people of The United States have a say in what should happen in our nation.
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We must know that when we make a decision it is not only for ourselves. We are highly looked at, and our choices and opinions are crucial. Once we put our foots down and go forward with this League of Nations the rest of the world will follow. So when we sit down at our tables today, I want the American people to think about where we want to go with this opposition. Then, once we get to our right frames of mind, I want the American people to march on down to congress and express their opinions about League of Nations, as well as the Versailles treaty ("League").
We are not asking for much we just want what fair. We can't have a few republicans try to split up the nation and try to make this a republican, democrat issue. We have to stick together and better our nations as well as other nations. These are among the people who are trying to keep "prohibition" in our nation. Do we not know that they are the ones making these decisions for us and telling us what to do, and not to do?
It is time for us to take matters of foreign affair into our own hands. Must we wait for tyrant or a monarch to take control and put the world in his own hands? We must be strong internationally. We must united and organize worldly affairs. Here is the opening to the League of Nations:
In order to promote international co-operation and to achieve international peace and security by the acceptance of obligations not to resort to war by the prescription of open, just and honorable relations between nations by the firm establishment of the understandings of international law as the actual rule of conduct among Governments, and by the maintenance of justice and a scrupulous respect for all treaty obligations in the dealings of organized peoples with one another Agree to this Covenant of the League of Nations("Covenant").
So Far The Covenant consisted of 26 articles. It would promote, and enforce world peace. We are just getting off a World War, now who would like ton experience a World War II. If we pledge membership before it is too late, we would be involved in an international organization to prevent another World War (League.
In closing I want the American people to think about what I have just mentioned and think about what it can do for our nation and our families back home in other countries. We must have a say and not let congress do whatever they like. I feel that it is the responsibility for the American people to march on down to congress and express your opinions. Make sure you do not only what is best for ourselves but for other people and other nations as well. Think about how you can make a difference and remember that every person can make a difference.