Date of Award


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Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)




This work deals with only some aspects of the controveray with Great Britain over neutral rights--primarily contraband and blockade, and, where necessary, brief mention is given to related problems. The difficulty concerning cotton the commodity is not treated as such for it is a paper in itself. This theis examines the happenings from the first Order in Council, and the unsuccessful attempts by the United States to secure adherence to the unratified Declaration of London, to the conclusion of 1915.


A Thesis Presented to the Graduate Faculty of the Department of History University of Omaha In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts. Copyright 1962 Gary R Curris

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