How did the Treaty of Versailles establish peace?

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What did Georges Clemenceau want from the Treaty?
Clemenceau wanted revenge and to cripple Germany. He aimed to get reparations to rebuild his country and regain Alsace-Lorraine.
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What did Woodrow Wilson want from the Treaty?
Wilson wanted a fair peace. The most important aims in 'the fourteen points' speech was the League of Nations to be set up and self determination.
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What did David Lloyd George want from the Treaty?
Wanted Germany to be punished but not ruined so they could resume trading. Wanted Germany to lose its army and Colonies as these were a threat to the British empire.
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What were the main terms of the Treaty?
TRAWL. Alsace-Lorraine lost to French. Overseas colonies to be controlled by L.O.N. Reparations of £6600 million. Army reduced to 100,000 men. No conscription, submarines, aircraft or submarines. Accept war guilt(clause 231). League of Nations.
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What were 3 strengths of the treaty?
Temporary Peace. Gave Allies money to rebuild countries. Established the league of Nations. Harsh enough to satisfy Britain.
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What were 3 weaknesses of the Treaty?
Was not harsh enough for the French. Punitive so Germany would seek revenge. Germany couldn't pay the reparations.
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What was the German reaction?
They were horrified and outraged. They viewed it as a Diktat and did not like the War guilt clause 231. A hit to German pride was the loss of land and the reduced army.
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