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Minnesota State High School Debate Tournament Resolutions

  1. Resolved: That capital punishment should be abolished.
  2. Resolved: That United States senators should be chosen by direct vote of the people.
  3. Resolved: That American cities and villages should own and operate their public utilities.
  4. Resolved: That the policy of reducing further immigration to the United States to a minimum is practicable and should be adopted.
  5. Resolved: That all elective state, district, county, and city officers should be nominated by direct primaries held under state regulation, rather than by delegate conventions.
  6. Resolved: That the the policy of substantially enlarging the American navy is preferable to the policy of maintaining it at its present strength and efficiency.
  7. Resolved: That the federal government should subsidize the southern states for the education of the southern negroes.
  8. Resolved: That the United States should annex Cuba.
  9. Resolved: That Minnesota should adopt the initiative and referendum.
  10. Resolved: That the cities of Minnesota should adopt the commission form of government.
  11. Resolved: That the United States should establish a parcels post.
  12. Resolved: That the federal government should own and operate the railroads of the United States.
  13. Resolved: That all judges should be made subject to popular recall.
  14. Resolved: That the federal government should own and operate all the telegraphs and telephone lines in this country.
  15. Resolved: That the United States should materially increase its military and naval armaments.
  16. Resolved: That
  17. Resolved: That the various states should adopt a schedule of minimum wages for unskilled labor.
  18. Resolved: That Capital and Labor should be compelled to settle their disputes in legally established courts of arbitration.