Excerpt from The Overthrow of the War System The pall of persecution which for centuries hung over witch and heretic vanished with the eighteenth century. The whip and Slave block vanished with the next century. If America has the moral power to rise to her opportunity, the twentieth century may banish the accursed war system from an imperiled world. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.