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Unformatted text preview: Guiding Questions Document A – Henry Cabot Lodge, 1919 1. (Close Reading) What are four reasons that Lodge gives for opposing the Treaty of Versailles? we abandon entirely the policy laid down by Washington in his Farewell Address and the monroe Doctrine. Washington declared against permanent alliances. now, the Washington policy is to be entirely laid aside and we are to enter upon a permanent and indissoluble alliance. 2. (Sourcing) To what extent is Lodge’s speech reliable evidence of the reasons why Senators opposed the Treaty of Versailles in 1919? it is there in article 10 absolutely and entirely by the mere fact of these guarantee ranks of the armies and the fleets of the navy mad necessary by such pledges are to be filled and manned by the sons, husbands, and brother, of the people of america Document B – Henry Cabot Lodge, 1915 1. (Close Reading) What is Lodge’s argument in Document B? 2. (Contextualization) Why might Lodge’s argument be different in 1919 (Document A) than it was in 1915 (Document B)? Lodge’s argument is different from 1915 because he’s talking about how they could maintain peace in the country and how they must not go through war. Document C – John Milton Cooper 1. (Close Reading) What does the data in the table suggest about who supported the Treaty of Versailles? it suggests that south regions supported the treaty of Versailles the most. 2. (Contextualization, Corroboration) What might Document C and Document D both suggest about why some Senators opposed the Treaty of Versailles? because of it is there to stifle the cry of freedom from ireland to other regions STANFORD HISTORY EDUCATION GROUP sheg.stanford.edu Document D – Senator Norris 1. (Close Reading) What reasons does Senator Norris give for opposing the Treaty of Versailles? the reason is that we are bound to turn a deaf ear to the struggling cry of freedom, no matter from what part of the world it may come, and we mortgage thereby the lifeblood of unborn American boys to stifle this cry and uphold the cruel. 2. (Corroboration) To what extent does Senator Norris’s speech corroborate Lodge’s speech in Document A? Because they’re both talking about the freedom for the country and how they want to bring pice too the country. Document E – Senator Johnson 1. (Close Reading) What reasons does Senator Johnson give for opposing the Treaty of Versailles? hes opposing for the treaty of Versaillies i that as a californian, i am not willing to submit any race problems we may have to the jurisdiction of the Council of the League of Nations, nor to the League itself. 2. (Contextualization, Close Reading) What race issues was Senator Johnson likely referring to in California and in the South? Given who supported the Treaty (see Doc C), why might he have made this argument? the southern regions because the had the most percent of votes in support of president Wilsom so it referring to 90% 3. (Corroboration) To what extent does Senator Johnson’s speech corroborate Lodge’s speech in Document A? They both want the best for the country they dont want it too go to war they want too make better. STANFORD HISTORY EDUCATION GROUP sheg.stanford.edu League of Nations Essay In the space below, answer the following question: Why did Senators oppose joining the League of Nations in 1919? Write a clear thesis sentence and support it with evidence from the documents. STANFORD HISTORY EDUCATION GROUP sheg.stanford.edu ...
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