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Excerpt from Lithuania: Facts Supporting Her Claim for Reestablishment as an Independent Nation

The basis of delimitation for small Nations is not easy to find; for neither race, nor tongue, nor religion can alone be considered; nor is numerical preponderance upon the soil always to be taken as a chief factor. Happy, therefore, in the light of the new day that is dawning, is that small Nation whose blood, language, faith and geographic situation combine to establish its cartographic form unmistakably.

Such a people are the Lithuanians, whose proudest boast of national self-assertion throughout long generations of severe re pression has been the preservation of their language amidst a ?ood of linguistic corruption, of their faith against the most fanatical of hostile proselytization, and of their traditions in the face of the most rigorous of official cruelty. To them at length the shifting fortunes of war have brought the definite opportunity for the real ization of their national ideals of freedom and of progress. The Russian debacle has delivered them from the hand of Russian only to pass them beneath the yoke of the Hun. That they can remain there is as unthinkable as that Belgium shall not be de livered and restored. That they can be returned to Muscovite mastery is equally unbelievable in view of the tragedies which the past year has brought forth in every quarter where the White Czar once ruled. That they shall be given the opportunity to regain their ancient estate and their one-time glory is the only course which statesmen who think in just terms of the future can approve.

To summarize the equitable demands of this people and to enlighten the American mind - which we needs must think will be the controlling force at the peace conference table - this little brochure has been prepared. Its statements are fully authenticated, its conclusions are fully warranted. That it will succeed in its mission is the earnest h0pe of all who have studied the past and who believe in the future of the small Nations of the world.

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