My Three Years in America

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 124,586 / 380 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 44
LoC Categories: JN, PT
Downloads: 383
Added to site: 2010.01.06
mnybks.net#: 26208
Origin: gutenberg.org

The chief object of this book is to show what an egregious mistake Germany made by entering on the unrestricted U-boat campaign just at the moment when the efforts of her ambassador in Washington to secure peace by negotiation seemed on the point of realization.

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policy for which I stood not only promised the negative success of keeping America out of the war, but it also offered the only prospect there was of obtaining, with neutral help, a Peace by arrangement. My belief that such a peace could have been obtained through Dr. Wilson is, of course, no longer susceptible of proof to-day. It may perhaps sound improbable in view of the President's behavior at Versailles. It is my opinion, however, that, previous to the 31st of January, 1917, Dr. Wilson's attitude towards us was radically different. I base my assumption that Wilson might in those days have assisted us in obtaining a Peace by negotiation upon the following points:

(1) A Peace by mediation was the only way in which the United States could avoid becoming involved in the war, and this is what the American public opinion of the day wished above all to prevent.

(2) It is true that even if he had wished to do so, Wilson could not have declared war on England, neither could he by any exercise of fo

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