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The Roles and Goals of Woodrow Wilson in creating the Treaty of Versailles Roles & Goals The Treaty of Versaille s Impact of the Tre aty of Versailles

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  • The Roles and Goals of Woodrow Wilson in creating the Treaty of Versailles Roles & Goals The Treaty of Versailles Impact of the Treaty of Versailles
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  • Roles and Goals Source 3 Source 1 Source 2 Woodrow Wilson (winning the election for President as the Democratic Partys candidate in 1912, and again in 1916) held one of the main roles in the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. His varying goals differed to those of the European diplomats he worked with in the creation of the treaty; Wilson wanted the treaty to follow his fourteen points, however, negotiations between himself, Lloyd George of England and Clemenceau of France did not go smoothly, as they felt Germanys punishment needed to be harsher.
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  • Wilson within the Entry into World War One "We are glad, now that we see the facts with no veil of false pretence about them, to fight thus for the ultimate peace of the world and for the liberation of its peoples, the German peoples included; for the rights of nations great and small and the privilege of men everywhere to choose their way of life and of obedience. The world must be made safe for democracy....It is a fearful thing to lead this great peaceful people into war, into the most terrible and disastrous of all wars, civilization itself seeming to be in the balance. But the right is more precious than peace, and we shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts."-- Declaration of war against Germany, Apr. 2, 1917
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  • The Big Four - Lloyd George of England, Orlando of Italy, Clemenceau of France and Woodrow Wilson of America The Big Four
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  • Germanys Allowed Military Structure, just one condition of the Treaty of Versailles
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  • The Treaty of Versailles The Treaty of Versailles was signed between Germany and the Allies on June 28, 1919. It was written by The Big Three - Lloyd George of England, Clemenceau of France and Woodrow Wilson of America. Article 231 of the Treaty forced Germany to accept full responsibility for the war. The Treaty also gave Germanys territories to a number of surrounding countries and stripped Germany of all overseas and African colonies, and strictly limited its military. Source 1 Source 2 Source 3
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  • Peace Treaty
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  • Land Within the Treaty of Versailles
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  • Wilsons 14 Points I. Abolition of secret treaties II. Freedom of the seas III. Free Trade IV. Disarmament V. Adjustment of colonial claims (decolonisation and national self-determination) VI. Russia to be assured independent development and international withdrawal from occupied Russian territory VII. Restoration of Belgium to antebellum national status VIII. Alsace-Lorraine returned to France from Germany IX. Italian borders redrawn on lines of nationality X. Autonomous development of Austria-Hungary as a nation, as the Austro- Hungarian Empire dissolved XI. Romania, Serbia, Montenegro, and other Balkan states to be granted integrity, have their territories deoccupied, and Serbia to be given access to the Adriatic Sea XII. Sovereignty for the Turkish people of the Ottoman Empire as the Empire dissolved, autonomous development for other nationalities within the former Empire XIII. Establishment of an independent Poland with access to the sea XIV. General association of the nations a multilateral international association of nations to enforce the peace (League of Nations)
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  • Impact of the Treaty of Versailles The Treaty of Versailles bought many hardships for the Germans.
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  • Germanys Territories - Conditions The conditions of the Treaty of Versailles that Germany surrendered to.
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  • Bibliography Main Menu Image: http://millercenter.org/index.php/academic/americanpresident/wilsonhttp://millercenter.org/index.php/academic/americanpresident/wilson Wilsons Signature: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b6/Woodrow_wilson_signature.pnghttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b6/Woodrow_wilson_signature.png German Military Allowances: http://net.lib.byu.edu/~rdh7/wwi/versa/chart1.gifhttp://net.lib.byu.edu/~rdh7/wwi/versa/chart1.gif The Big Four: http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/48/71448-004-9BCD8C64.jpghttp://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/48/71448-004-9BCD8C64.jpg Wilsons 14 Points: http://www.woodrowwilson.org/topics/topics_show.htm?doc_id=398817http://www.woodrowwilson.org/topics/topics_show.htm?doc_id=398817 Treaty of Peace: http://chnm.gmu.edu/worldhistorysources/unpacking/Resources/offdocsversailles.jpghttp://chnm.gmu.edu/worldhistorysources/unpacking/Resources/offdocsversailles.jpg