Paris Peace conference
NOV 11th 1918-Armistice (Resembles many of the 440 clauses in the T.O.V)
January 1919-Paris peace conference
-32 countries present (notably not Germany)
-Big 3 took presentations from delegations and took decisions
March 1919- Llyod George Fontainebleau Memorandum (T.O.V decided)
June 28th 1919- T.O.V signed by Germany (New Weimar Republic) in The Hall of Mirrors, Versailles palace
The Big 3
'Squeeze the German Lemon untill the pip sqeaked' won votes.
-Wanted little land loss, colonial gains, destruction of German Navy but a strong Germany for trade.
-Head of conference personally willing to comprimise but France wanted to see Germany heavily punished.
Argued for large land loss, destruction militarily and huge reparations.
1918's 14 points upheld and a new world organisation created to offer security.
-Wanted no role within the L.O.N created (due to pressure from America) with the first clauses of T.O.V but argued for self-determination and wanted hated Article 231.