The Treaty of Versailles and the Fourteen Points Finding Peace after World War One
The Devastation of War <ul><li>Britain :  750,000 soldiers killed </li></ul><ul><li>France : 1,400,000 soldiers killed </l...
Goals of the Big Three <ul><li>Georges Clemenceau of France wanted to punish Germany severely to make sure they couldn’t s...
The Treaty Punishes Germany <ul><li>Massive amounts of land taken from Germany and given to the Allies </li></ul><ul><li>G...
President Wilson and Peace <ul><li>Wilson thought that treaty was too harsh and vindictive toward Germany </li></ul><ul><l...
Terms of the Fourteen Points <ul><li>Public and peaceful diplomacy </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom of the Seas </li></ul><ul><li...
Wilson and the League of Nations <ul><li>President Wilson wanted the League of Nations to be adopted with the Treaty of Ve...
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  1. 1. The Treaty of Versailles and the Fourteen Points Finding Peace after World War One
  2. 2. The Devastation of War <ul><li>Britain :  750,000 soldiers killed </li></ul><ul><li>France : 1,400,000 soldiers killed </li></ul><ul><li>Russia : 1,700,000 soldiers killed </li></ul><ul><li>America : 116,000 soldiers killed </li></ul><ul><li>Germany : 2,000,000 soldiers killed </li></ul><ul><li>Austria-Hungary : 1,200,000 soldiers killed </li></ul>
  3. 3. Goals of the Big Three <ul><li>Georges Clemenceau of France wanted to punish Germany severely to make sure they couldn’t start another war </li></ul><ul><li>Lloyd George was worried about Communism in Russia spreading </li></ul><ul><li>Woodrow Wilson wanted America to have input in Europe </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Treaty Punishes Germany <ul><li>Massive amounts of land taken from Germany and given to the Allies </li></ul><ul><li>Germany had to greatly reduce its army and navy </li></ul><ul><li>Germany had to admit to “war guilt” and accept blame for starting the war </li></ul><ul><li>Germany had to pay war reparations (mainly to France to make up for the cost of war </li></ul>
  5. 5. President Wilson and Peace <ul><li>Wilson thought that treaty was too harsh and vindictive toward Germany </li></ul><ul><li>He created a speech called the Fourteen Points in which he called for a League of Nations and wanted to set up provisions to ensure that another world war would never happen again </li></ul>
  6. 6. Terms of the Fourteen Points <ul><li>Public and peaceful diplomacy </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom of the Seas </li></ul><ul><li>Reduction of world-wide militaries </li></ul><ul><li>Autonomy for Austria-Hungary and Belgium </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of Poland </li></ul><ul><li>An association of nations to discuss world issues </li></ul>
  7. 7. Wilson and the League of Nations <ul><li>President Wilson wanted the League of Nations to be adopted with the Treaty of Versailles but America didn’t want to get involved in Europe again </li></ul><ul><li>He toured around the nation trying to get support for the League and suffered a stroke, remaining incapacitated for the rest of his presidency </li></ul>

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