Exportation of Munitions of War: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Sixty-third Congress, Third Session, on H.J. Res. 377 and 378, December 30 and 31, 1914
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1915 - Počet stran: 152
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Strana 70 - States, and shall make proclamation thereof, it shall be unlawful to export except under such limitations and exceptions as the President shall prescribe any arms or munitions of war from any place in the United States to such country until otherwise ordered by the President or by Congress...
Strana 42 - That any violation of any of the provisions of this act, or of the. act of which this is amendatory, the. punishment of which is not otherwise herein provided for, shall be deemed a misdemeanor, and shall be punishable by fine not exceeding one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both such fine and imprisonment.
Strana 70 - That whenever the President shall find that in any American country conditions of domestic violence exist which are promoted by the use of arms or munitions of war procured from the United States...
Strana 37 - It is true that such articles as those mentioned are considered contraband and are, outside the territorial jurisdiction of a neutral nation, subject to seizure by an enemy of the purchasing Government, but it is the enemy's duty to prevent the articles reaching their destination, not the duty of the nation whose citizens have sold them. If the enemy of the purchasing nation happens for the...
Strana 37 - In the first place it should be understood that, generally speaking, a citizen of the United States can sell to a belligerent government or its agent any article of commerce which he pleases. He is not prohibited from doing this by any rule of international law, by any treaty provisions, or by any statute of the United States.
Strana 6 - ... we should stand for genuine neutrality, considering the surrounding facts of the case * * * " He then held that "in that case, because Carranza had no ports, while Huerta had them and was able to import these materials, that it was our duty as a nation to treat (Carranza and Huerta) upon an equality if we wished to observe the true spirit of neutrality as compared with a mere paper neutrality.
Strana 70 - President is hereby authorized, in his discretion and with such limitations and exceptions as shall seem to him expedient, to prohibit the export of coal or other material used in war from any seaport of the United States until otherwise ordered by the President or by Congress (30 Stat.
Strana 5 - My words fly up, my thoughts remain below : Words, without thoughts, never to heaven go.
Strana 36 - ... belligerent. There is no act of Congress conferring such authority or prohibiting traffic of this sort with European nations, although in the case of neighboring American Republics Congress has given the President power to proclaim an embargo on arms and ammunition when in his judgment it would tend to prevent civil strife.