The Big Three and their aims

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What were the names of the Big Three and what countries did they come from?
David Lloyd George- Britain, Woodrow Wilson-America, George Clemenceau- France,
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David Lloyd George had two views of how Germany should be treated. What was his public image?
It was that Germany should pay for what she has done. He said 'Hang the Kaiser' and 'Make Germany Pay',
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What was his private belief?
he didnt want to punish Germany too much as she may look for revenge, he stiill wants to trade with Germany and he is concerned with the rise of Communism and want to leave Germany as a barrier against it- she has to be strong enough to fight,
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What does he have two different beliefs?
As he was the Prime Minister and he needs the support of the public so he must support the public opinion to gain votes and if he came across as soft on Germany, he would have been voted out as alot of people were still angry G killed so many of men,
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Why was Woodrow Wilson shocked at WW1?
As he couldnt undderstand how an advanced civilisaion such as Europe could have reduced itself to so much devestation,
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What was the name of the document he wrote about what the world should be like and what were a few of his aims?
The Fourteen Points- 9 were of National Self Determination like evacuate Belgium of all german troops, Alsace Lorraine to return to Germany, a League of Nation should be set up,
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How did he believe Germany should be punished? Did he believe G was to be blamed?
He thought all countires had a part they played so Germany shouldnt be blamed itself but she did believe it should be punished a little but not so much that she wants revenge,
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Did America want to help Europe and join the L of N?
No, America didnt want to waste time and money on governing Europe and wanted to adopt a policy of isolation and return to 'Normalcy',
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What were Clemenceau's views on how Germany should be punished?
He called for Germany to be smashed and for no mercy to be shown so Germany couldnt start another war, he wanted Germany destroyed so was nicknamed 'the Tiger'
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Why did he want Germany to be punished so harshly?
He had seen France invade twice before- one in 1871 and one in 1914 and would do anything to stop it happening again. France was in line for a future attack by the Germans and they feared this so this is why he wanted G to be smashed,
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