Treaty of Versailles

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  • The Treaty of Versailles was set up by the "Big Three" (Woodrow Wilson-USA, Georges Clemenceau-France, David Lloyd George-Britain) to ensure peace by punishing Germany and its Allies for starting World War 1 (or the Great War as it was called back then).
  • Georges Clemenceau, the French prime minister, wanted Germany to be crushed and be blamed for the war because France was the main battlefield of WWI that France lost a lot of land, soldiers and equipment.
  • David Lloyd George, the British prime minister, wanted Germany to pay like France but not to damage Germany so much so that Germany could still trade.  
  • Woodrow Wilson, the president of America, wanted to make peace with Germany and its…

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