CONTENTS OF VOLUME IX.
Frank Luke.-American Seaplane crosses the Atlantic.
-Hawker and Grieve's Attempt.-Alcock and Brown
cross from Newfoundland to Ireland.-Dirigible crosses
and recrosses the Atlantic.-Democratic Spirit strengthened by the War. importance of Artillery.-Training
of Officers.-Number of Americans carried to Europe.-America's War Effort.-Vast Expenditures.-Rifles,
Machine Guns, and Aeroplanes.-Poison Gas Production.-American Losses.-Britain's War Effort.-Case
of the Llandovery Castle.-Of the Belgian Prince.-Losses from Submarine Sinkings.-North Sea Mine
Barrage.-The Paravene.-American Merchant Vessels
sunk.-Incredible Experiences.-Surgical Wonders.-Harry Lauder.-Spurlos Versenkt Incident.-Fate of
the Breslau and Goeben.-Deportation of Women and
Girls by the Germans.-Exactions from "Belgium,
CHAPTER CLXXXVIII-THE PEACE CONFERENCE AND THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS.
Congressional Election in the United States.-Wilson's Appeal.-Republican Victory.-Death of Theodore Roosevelt.-Kipling's Tribute.-Prohibition.-British Election.-Conditions in Ireland.-Ebert succeeds Prince Maximilian as Chancellor.-The Spartacans.-Their Uprising put down.-Murder of Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg.-Eisner slain in Bavaria.-New Spartacan Outbreaks in Berlin. German Elections.-National Assembly meets at Weimar.-President Wilson goes to Europe.-Reception Abroad.-Preliminaries of the Peace Conference arranged. Opening of the Conference.-Its Problems.-The League
of Nations.-Summary of the Covenant.-Origin of
the Idea.-Conflict over Fiume.-The Shantung Question.-Attempt to assassinate Clemenceau.-Wilson
returns Home.-Conflicting Views on the League of
Nations.-Changes in the Covenant.-Germans receive the Treaty.-Further Negotiations.-Terms of the
Treaty.-The Pledge to France.-The Treaty signed. German Opinion of the Treaty. New Wars.-Neutral
Views of the Treaty.-Sinking of the German Ships at
Scapa Flow.-Bolshevism.-The Austrian Treaty.-Conflict in America over the League of Nations.-Wilson's Speech-making Tour.-His Illness.-Dismisses
Lansing.-Senate adopts Reservations and then rejects
the Treaty.-Treaty again defeated in the Regular
Session.-Party Dissensions over the League of Nations.
-Senate rejects Mandate for Armenia.-Disturbed
Economic Conditions.-Contests for the Presidential
Nominations.-Republicans nominate Harding and
Coolidge.-Democrats name Cox and Franklin Roosevelt.-Issues of the Campaign.-Overwhelming Republican Victory.-Mexican Affairs.-Demand for German
War Criminals.-Holland refuses to surrender the Ex Kaiser.-A Junker Revolt.-A New Red Uprising.-German Attempts to evade Terms of the Treaty.-Turkish Peace Treaty.-War Continued.-Hectic Conditions in Europe.-Sinn Fein Agitation.-Changes in
French Government.-Bolshevists master most of Russia.-Invade Poland.-A Great Polish Victory.-Wrangel beaten in South Russia.-Bolshevism Still a
Peril. ................ .3979-4033
COVENANT OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS.
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