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  • Affidavits, false, proposed penalty in United States, 6465
  • Alien property, U. S. policy as to requisitioning of—
    • German refugee vessels in U. S. ports, 14
    • Norwegian ships under construction, 6667
  • Aliens, conscription by United States, 65, 174198
  • Alsace and Lorraine, question of restoration to France, 3132, 41
  • Anderson, Frank E., report on visit to Austria and Hungary, 7385
  • Argentina. See Mexico: Conference on Mexican affairs; Pan-American treaty.
  • Armistice, discussions regarding:
    • Austria-Hungary, request, 160
    • Germany: Appeal for mitigation of terms, 173; correspondence with United States regarding, U. S. submission to Allies, 167; Italian view, 168169; Pershing, Gen. John J., views, 169171
    • Report of signature, erroneous, 171173
    • Terms: German appeal for mitigation, 173; preparation, 284298
    • Turkey, request, 167
  • Arms and ammunition, question of U. S. embargo on shipment to Mexico, 549, 550, 558
  • Austria-Hungary:
    • Allied plans to divide up, 2325
    • Armistice, request for, 160
    • Conditions in, report of Frank E. Anderson, 7385
    • Peace proposals, U. S. attitude, 104, 109110
    • Subject nationalities, self-determination for, 126128, 129130, 140141
    • U. S. declaration of war against, discussion, 6061, 70
  • Balfour, Arthur James, statement to the Imperial War Council, 1932
  • Balfour mission to United States, 7, 13, 15, 1617, 1932
  • Belgium, plans for restoration of, 2930
  • Bliss, Gen. Tasker H.:
    • Military policy of Allies, recommendations of military representatives on the Supreme War Council, 146153
    • Report as military representative of United States on the Supreme War Council, 199303
    • Russia, discussion of U. S. policy in, 160162
  • Bolivia. See Mexico: Conference on Mexican affairs.
  • Bolsheviks, U. S. attitude, 343344, 346351, 352353, 384385, 392
  • Brazil. See Mexico: Conference on Mexican affairs; Pan-American treaty.
  • Bulgaria:
    • Separate peace with Allies, question of, 157159
    • U. S. proposed declaration of war against, 121122, 124126, 128129
  • Censorship, postal, 1112, 1314
  • Chile. See Mexico: Conference on Mexican affairs; Pan-American treaty.
  • China (see also Japan: Lansing-Ishii Agreement):
    • Claims of Japan to special interests in China, U. S. attitude, 429431
    • Monarchy, question of reestablishment, U. S. position, 426429
    • Open-door policy, U. S.-Japanese discussions. See Japan: Lansing-Ishii Agreement.
    • Russian situation, Sino-Japanese agreement in connection with, 359
    • Shantung question, U. S. attitude, 454456
    • Troops in Siberia, 372
    • Twenty-one demands of Japan on China, U. S. views, 405426
  • Colombia, treaty of Apr. 6, 1914, with United States, question of U. S. ratification, 512517
  • Commissions, committees, etc.:
    • Polish National Committee, 7173, 8689, 9193
    • Public Information, Committee on, 67, 384385
    • Publicity, Advisory Council on, proposed, 4647
    • Red Cross, International Committee, 102103
    • U. S. commissions to Russia. See under Russia.
    • U. S.-Mexican Joint Commission, 560562, 563
    • Zionist Committee, 107109
  • Conferences, international:
  • Conscription of aliens by United States, 65, 174198
  • Contraband of war, U. S. list, 1011
  • Costa Rica, U. S. policy in regard to revolutionary government, 518522
  • Czecho-Slovaks:
  • Danish West Indies, purchase by United States, 501511
  • Draft Act of May 18, 1917 (U. S.), amendment in connection with application to aliens, 65, 182185, 188, 190197
  • Exchange operations, U. S. arrangements with neutrals, suggested, 5760
  • Exports control, British suggestions, 15, 43
  • Far East. See China; Japan.
  • France:
  • Frankfurter, Prof. Felix, report on situation in France, 3842
  • Gas, poison, appeal of Red Cross against use of, 102103
  • Germany:
    • Activities in Latin America, 514515, 516, 520, 521522; in Siberia, 357359, 376
    • Armistice: Appeal for mitigation of terms, 173; correspondence with United States regarding, U. S. submission to Allies, 167
    • Propaganda, 1213, 96, 9798
    • Refugee vessels in U. S. ports, U. S. policy as to requisitioning of, 14
  • Great Britain:
    • Balfour mission to United States, 7, 13, 15, 1617, 1932
    • Balfour statement on British foreign policy, 1932
    • Conditions in, 3638, 4748
    • Exports control, suggestions regarding, 15, 43
    • Russia, influence in, 310312, 314, 317318, 322323, 324
    • U. S. purchase of supplies, arrangements regarding prices, 141142, 145146
    • Wheat, change in price of, U. S. attitude, 142143, 144
  • Guatemala (see also Mexico: Conference on Mexican affairs), offer to cooperate with United States in war, 5
  • Haiti, U. S. policy in, 523527
  • Herron, Prof. George D., message to, 138
  • House, Col. E. M.:
    • Armistice, comment on views of General Pershing, 169170
    • Japanese in United States, correspondence in connection with, 402404
    • Mexican situation, letter from U. S. Secretary of State concerning, 563564
    • Pan-American treaty, proposed, negotiations in regard to, 486488, 489490, 495
    • Peace Conference, collection of data for, 4748
    • Representative of United States at 1917 Inter-Allied Conference, 49, 5557
    • Report on Supreme War Council meeting of Dec. 1, 1917, 6869
    • Visit to Italy, proposed, 163167
  • Imperial War Council, statement of Balfour to, 1932
  • Inter-Allied Conference in Paris, 1917, 4849, 5557, 70
  • Inter-Allied Council on War Purchases and Finance, action on political subjects, U. S. attitude, 9495, 103104
  • Ireland, self-government for, U. S. attitude, 45
  • Italy:
  • Japan (see also China; and under Russia: Intervention):
    • Cooperation with Allies and United States in war, 2223, 432433, 438439
    • Japanese in United States, question of, 399404
    • Lansing-Ishii Agreement: Chinese attitude, 451453; negotiations leading to exchange of notes, 432450; text of protocol to exchange of notes, 450451
    • Troops to Western Front, question of, 55
  • La Follette, Senator, charges in connection with Lusitania case, investigation of, 48, 4955, 60, 6163, 70
  • Lansing-Ishii Agreement. See under Japan.
  • Latin America (see also Monroe Doctrine; Pan-American treaty; also names of countries), German activities in, 514515, 516, 520, 521522
  • League of Nations, proposed, 41, 118120, 138
  • Legislation in United States:
    • Affidavits, false, proposed penalty, 6465
    • Draft Act, amendment in connection with application to aliens, 65, 182185, 188, 190197
    • Seaman’s Act, proposed suspension of, 64
    • Treaty of 1827 with Norway and Sweden, suggested abrogation, 65, 6667
    • Wire tapping legislation in New York State, proposed, attitude of Federal Government, 3334, 120121
  • Loans, U. S.:
    • Polish National Committee, request for loan, 7173; U. S. attitude, 9193
    • Russia, negotiation for loan, 311
    • Statement of war aims in connection with, proposed, 4546
  • Lusitania, investigation of Senator La Follette’s charges regarding, 48, 4955, 60, 6163, 70
  • Mails, U. S. censorship, 1112, 1314
  • Merchant ships, U. S. policy as to—
    • Control of movements of Swedish and Norwegian ships, 67
    • Requisitioning of German vessels in U. S. ports, 14; of Norwegian ships under construction, 6667
  • Mexico:
  • Military service, conscription of aliens by United States, 174198
  • Monroe Doctrine, discussion, 459470
  • Montenegro, visit of King to Italy, 122124
  • Neutrals (see also Conscription of aliens by United States):
    • Exchange operations, arrangements with United States, suggested, 5760
    • Shipping, 6667
    • Trade with, British suggestions, 15, 43
  • New York State, cooperation with Federal Government in regard to legislation, 3334, 120121
  • Norway:
    • Shipping, 6667
    • Treaty of 1827 between United States and Norway and Sweden, suggested abrogation, 65, 6667
  • Open-door policy, U. S.-Japanese discussions. See Japan: Lansing-Ishii Agreement.
  • Owen, Senator, resolution on U. S. war aims, 3435
  • Palestine:
    • Disposition of, U. S. attitude, 71
    • Zionist Committee, requests of, 107109
  • Pan-American treaty, U. S. discussions and negotiations with Latin American countries, 6, 471500
  • Peace:
    • Bulgaria, question of separate peace with Allies, 157159
    • Offers from Austria, U. S. attitude, 104, 109110
    • Pope’s appeal, discussion, 43, 4445
    • Russian attitude, 331332, 335336, 338, 342343, 346
    • Terms, Allied aims as outlined in Balfour statement, 2332
    • Turkey, possibility of separate peace with Allies, 1719
  • Peace Conference, collecting of data for, 4748
  • Pershing, Gen. John J., recommendations in connection with prosecution of war, 143144, 169171
  • Poison gas, appeal of Red Cross against use of, 102103
  • Poland:
    • Future of, discussion, 2628
    • Plans for restoration of, 3536
    • Polish National Army, proposed organization in United States, 8689
    • Polish National Committee: Financial assistance, 7173, 9193; recruiting of Poles, 8689, 92
    • Resolution proposed in U. S. Congress regarding, 130, 138139
  • Postal correspondence, U. S. censorship, 1112, 1314
  • Propaganda, German, 1213, 96, 9798
  • Public Information, Committee on, 67, 384385
  • Publicity, Advisory Council on, proposed, 4647
  • Red Cross, International Committee of, appeal against use of poison gas, 102103
  • Requisitioning of German merchant vessels in U. S. ports, 14; of Norwegian ships under construction, plans for, 6667
  • Reprisals against Germans, proposed, 156, 159160
  • Robins, Lt. Col. Raymond, recommendations concerning Russian situation, 365372
  • Root Mission to Russia, 325, 326327, 329331, 336337, 339
  • Rumania, Allied aims in regard to, 25
  • Russia:
  • Saloniki, military situation, 6869
  • Seaman’s Act (U. S.), proposed suspension of, 64
  • Selective Service Act (U. S.), amendment in connection with application to aliens. 65, 182185, 188, 190197
  • Self-determination of peoples, 126128, 129130, 137, 139141, 143, 144145
  • Self-government for Ireland, U. S. attitude toward British policy, 45
  • Shantung question, U. S. attitude, 454456
  • Socialist Conference in Stockholm, 1617, 3233, 4243, 353
  • Submarine warfare, list of vessels attacked or sunk with Americans aboard, 6163
  • Supreme War Council:
    • Military representatives, recommendations, 146153
    • Pershing, Gen. John J., submission of views on an armistice, 169171
    • Political subjects, action on, U. S. attitude, 9495, 103104
    • Report of Gen. Tasker H. Bliss (military representative of United States), 199303
    • Report of meeting, Dec. 1, 1917, 6869
  • Sweden:
    • Shipping, 6667
    • Treaty of 1827 between United States and Sweden and Norway, suggested abrogation, 65, 6667
  • Telephone wires, proposed legislation in New York State to prevent unauthorized use of, 3334, 120121
  • Trade regulation:
    • British suggestions regarding control of exports, 15, 43
    • Bunker agreement, 67
  • Treaties, agreements, etc.:
    • Lansing-Ishii Agreement. See under Japan.
    • Military service, exemption from, discussion regarding treaties between United States and other countries, 175197
    • Pan-American treaty, proposed, U. S. discussions and negotiations with Latin American countries, 6, 471500
    • Public discussion in U. S. Senate, objections to, 112116
    • Secret treaties among Allies, discussion, 2325
    • U. S.–Colombia, Apr. 6, 1914, question of U. S. ratification, 512517
    • U. S.–Norway and Sweden, 1827, suggested abrogation, 65, 6667
    • U. S.–Russia, discussion as to possible negotiation of commercial treaty, 309312
  • Turkey:
    • Allied aims in regard to, 23
    • Armistice appeal, U. S. attitude, 167
    • Conditions in, 1719
    • Separate peace with Allies, possibility of, 1719
    • U. S. proposed declaration of war against, 121122, 124126, 128129
  • Uruguay (see also Mexico: Conference on Mexican affairs), participation in agreement among Latin American countries, question of, 479481
  • U. S. Congress:
    • Acts of confiscation, cited, 34
    • Requisitioning of German ships in U. S. ports, question of necessity for authorization by Congress, 34
    • Senate: Investigation of Senator La Follette’s charges in connection with Lusitania case, 4955, 60, 6163, 70; resolution regarding consideration of treaties in open session, discussion, 112116
  • War:
    • Aims of—
      • Allies, 2032
      • Central Powers, 20, 3031, 9091
      • France, 4042
      • Italy, 8990, 94
      • Montenegro, 122124
      • United States: Address of President Wilson, Jan. 8, 1918, discussion regarding, 8991, 94; de facto recognition of Czecho-Slovak National Council, 139141, 143, 144145; resolution and speech by Senator Owen, discussion concerning, 3435; resolution regarding Poland proposed in U. S. Congress, 130, 138139; Slavs, declaration regarding, 137
    • Effect of U. S. entrance, 40, 322
    • Prosecution of:
      • Pershing, Gen. John J., recommendations, 143144, 169171
      • Situation in Italy, 810, 68, 154156
      • Supreme War Council: Recommendations of military representatives, 146153; report of Gen. Tasker H. Bliss (U. S. military representative), 199303
  • Warfare, inhumane methods, proposed reprisals against Germans, 156, 159160
  • War Trade Board, 67, 383384
  • Wheat, change in price by Great Britain, 142143, 144
  • Wire tapping legislation in New York State, proposed, attitude of Federal Government, 3334, 120121
  • Zionist Committee, requests, 107109