American Peace Society
In the last quarter of the century, the APS returned to an international campaign for arbitration treaties. A coalition with other peace societies was shattered by World War I (which the society endorsed), and by the postwar debate over the League of Nations (which the society rejected insofar as it was designed to enforce peace).
The APS never resumed a vigorous advocacy role. In 1932 its journal, now factually oriented, was renamed World Affairs. After a flurry of activity during the 1940s on behalf of a United Nations, the society limited its activity to publication.
[See also Peace; Peace and Antiwar Movements.]
Edson L. Whitney , The American Peace Society: A Centennial History, 1928.
Merle E. Curti , The American Peace Crusade: 1815–1860, 1929.
E. Charles Chatfield
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