- Words: 568
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Government
- Paper #: 10423898
Foes in the senate argued that Article X would impair the sovereignty of the U.S. By committing the nation to use its armed forces to protect the existing boundaries of all members of the League.
On November 19, 1919, the U.S. Senate, after much action on the part of the President via speaking tours, voted on the treaty. The Committee on Foreign Relations, headed by Lodge, proposed forty-five amendments and