Why was president Wilson unsuccessful in his attempt to get senate approval for the treaty of Versailles?
After the elections of 1918, US senate was dominated by Republicans. However, even the majority party was divided over the issue of Treaty of Versailles. Woodrow Wilson despite all his efforts could not muster required two third majority to ratify the treaty.
Why was U.S. President Wilson unsuccessful in his attempt to get Senate approval for the Treaty of Versailles?
Why was U.S. President Wilson unsuccessful in his attempt to get Senate approval for the Treaty of Versailles? Most of the Senators did not agree with the U.S. policy of isolationism. The Senate felt the treaty would limit U.S. independence in world affairs. Many Republican Senators favored greater U.S. involvement in world affairs. The Senate urged greater U.S. involvement in the League of Nations.
Why was US president wilson unsuccessful in his attempt to get senate aproval for the treaty of versailles?
Andrew Johnson did not have a vice President. Until the passage of the 25th amendment to the US Constitution, presidents who took office when the president died served the rest of the unexpired term of the deceased president without a vice-president. Johnson assumed office upon the assassination of President Lincoln. He was unsuccessful in his attempt to get the nomination of his party (the Democratic Party) to stand for election in 1868 so he was…