And when it is done, we ought to follow the example by disarming ourselves.
Follow Ought Disarming
First, we could have defied both of them and could have gone to war against both of these nations for this violation of international law and interference with our neutral rights.
Violation Rights Gone
Fourth, we might have declared an embargo against the shipping from American ports of any merchandise to either one of these governments that persisted in maintaining its military zone.
Fourth Ports Persisted
Great wealth took possession of the government. It was reflected in Mr. Harding's selection of a cabinet.
Possession Reflected Took
I am bitterly opposed to my country entering the war, but if, notwithstanding my opposition, we do enter it, all of my energy and all of my power will be behind our flag in carrying it on to victory.
Victory Enter I
I think we ought to take the world as it is and not as we would like to have it.
If the world is disarmed, and remains disarmed, there will be no more world wars.
More World Wars Remains
Men are often biased in their judgment on account of their sympathy and their interests.
Judgment Sympathy Biased
No nation ought to keep a navy larger than is necessary to do police duty.
Teapot Dome involved the conservation of the oil resources of the United States, especially those situated upon the public lands.
Public Lands Resources Those
The constitution ought to specifically state that every nation is left entirely independent and supreme in its internal affairs, such as regulating emigration and all other similar matters.
Emigration Ought Specifically
The first war zone was declared by Great Britain. She gave us and the world notice of it on the 4th day of November, 1914. The zone became effective Nov. 5, 1914.
Day Notice Us