HOW DID THE TREATY OF VERSAILLES ESTABLISH PEACE?

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PARIS PEACE CONFERENCE

  • leaders from allied countries met in Paris in January 1919 to discuss peace settlement (following Hitlers surrender on 11th November 1918)
  • USA BRITAIN AND FRANCE DOMINATED DISCUSSIONS
  • defeated countries were not allowed to attend (Germany, Austira-Hungary, Turkey and Bulgaria) nor was communist Russia.
  • allied countries secretly wanted to make Germany pay.

Woodrow Wilson

  • Idealist- wanted no more war, world peace
  • he created 14 points-
    • no more secret agreements
    • free sea navigation
    • free trade
    • disarment
    • colonies given voice
    • german army to leave russia
    • belgium independence
    • france liberated and recover alsace lorraine
    • self-determination of Austria Hungarians
    • same for balkan states ^

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