Peace Conference at the Hague

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Historical Context Note

Originally called at Theodore Roosevelt's suggestion in 1904, but postponed owing to war in Far East. The Conference reassembles; an attempt at stopping the arms race fails, but progress is made in direction of voluntary arbitration of disputes, despite German opposition.

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Editors. "Peace Conference at the Hague". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=11849, accessed 20 December 2014.]