the treaty of versailles “paris peace conference”
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The Treaty of Versailles “Paris Peace Conference”
PM Borden was invited to attend, representing Canada as an independent nation.
Woodrow Wilson (USA)
Lloyd George (UK)
Georges Clemenceau (France)
The goal? Design an international system that would
make another war unlikely…
Georges Clemenceau, a “realist” of France, wanted Germany to PAY!
Lloyd George of Britain, believed Germany should pay, but really wanted to maintain control of the seas…
The Treaty of Versailles
The War Guilt Clause
Germany is solely responsible for causing the War
Germany loses extremely valuable land that would have made reparations payments more possible
German military was heavily restricted
New nations were formed…“self determination”
Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Poland…
The League of Nations was formed
The USA did not join the League.