USA Debate Motions from Year 1924

The students debated serious issues that were of current interest and included, among others, the following topics: 
• Resolved: That woman’s enfranchisement should be accomplished by federal rather than by state enactment.  
• Resolved: That the several states of the Union should adopt a system of industrial insurance.  
• Resolved: That the United States should abandon the present policy of Japanese exclusion.
• Resolved: That the Volstead Act should be amended to permit the sale of light wines and beer. 
• Resolved: That the federal bureau of education should be converted into a federal department of education.  
• Resolved: That the United States should recognize the present Russian government.

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