Treaty of Peace with Germany: Extracts from Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Relations United States Senate, Sixty-sixth Congress, First Session
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1919 - Treaty of Versailles - 46 pages
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Page 979 - the settlement of every question, whether of territory, of sovereignty, of economic arrangement, or of political relationship, upon the basis of the free acceptance of that settlement by the people immediately concerned, and not upon the basis of material interest or advantage of any other nation or people which may desire a different settlement for the sake of its own exterior influence or mastery.
Page 979 - material interest or advantage of any other nation or people which may desire a different settlement for the sake of its own exterior influence or mastery.
Page 984 - My purpose, as freely avowed in this correspondence, was to have acknowledged the independence of Hungary had she succeeded in establishing a government de facto on a basis sufficiently permanent in its character to have justified me in doing so, according to the
Page 984 - and settled principles of this Government, and although she is now fallen, and many of her gallant patriots are in exile or in chains, I am free still to declare that had she been successful in the maintenance of such a government as we could have recognized, we should have been the first to welcome her into the family of nations.
Page 985 - I do not profess to understand the social relations and connections of races that may affect the public institutions of Hungary. All I say is that Hungary can regulate these matters for herself infinitely better than they can be regulated for her by Austria, and therefore, I limit my aspirations for Hungary for the present to that single and simple point.
Page 985 - « * "Gentlemen, my sentiments in regard to this effort made by Hungary are here sufficiently well expressed. In a memorial addressed to Lord John Russell and Lord Palmerston, said to have been written by Lord
Page 985 - Hungarian independence, Hungarian control of Hungarian destinies, and Hungary as a distinct nationality among the nations of Europe.
Page 946 - FOREIGN RELATIONS. HENRY CABOT LODGE, Massachusetts, Chairman. PORTER J. McCUMBER, North Dakota. WILLIAM E. BORAH, Idaho. FRANK