1.2 The motives, aims and roles of the different leaders at the Paris peace conference

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  • 1.2 The motives, aims and roles of the different leaders at the Paris peace conference
    • Georges Clemenceau, Prime minister of France
      • Areas of northern France damaged
      • France's industry destroyed
      • 4 million killed or injured during was
      • Clemenceau under pressure from public to make Germany suffer
    • Woodrow Wilson, President of USA
      • US only in war since 1917
      • Thought Germany was to blame, didn't want to treat too harshly as Germany would seek revenge
      • Clemenceau very suspicious of this, USA and France strongly disagreed with each other
      • Self determination and International co-operation were wilsons aims
      • Wilson's Views on how to achieve these aims was published in the 14 points in jan 1918
    • David Lloyd George, Prime minister of Britain
      • Public wanted Germany Punished
      • Lloyd George wanted justly punishment
      • said being harsh would make Germany seek revenge
      • concerned about spread of communism in Russia
      • Wanted Britain to start trading again, to help them recover
      • Didn't like all of Wilsons 14 points

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