Treaty of Versailles
Wilson’s Fourteen Points
• A set of guidelines to help rebuild European
peace
• Point 14 was a League of Nations
– An orga...
The Big Four
• The Allied leaders met at the Palace of
Versailles outside of Paris
1. President Wilson (US)
2. George Clem...
Woodrow Wilson
Georges Clemenceau (France)
Vittorio Orlando (Italy)
David Lloyd George (Britain)
• Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28,
1919
• Germany was forced to sign it!
• Placed all the blame for the war on the
Germans
• Made Germany pay Britain and France for
damages
• Formation of the Lea...
• The Senate of the US refused to ratify the
Treaty without making some changes
• Woodrow Wilson didn’t want any changes
•...
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    1. 1. Treaty of Versailles
    2. 2. Wilson’s Fourteen Points • A set of guidelines to help rebuild European peace • Point 14 was a League of Nations – An organization of cooperating countries that would talk over problems and prevent future wars
    3. 3. The Big Four • The Allied leaders met at the Palace of Versailles outside of Paris 1. President Wilson (US) 2. George Clemenceau (France) 3. David Lloyd George (Britain) 4. Vittorio Orlando (Italy) • Germany was not permitted to participate
    4. 4. Woodrow Wilson
    5. 5. Georges Clemenceau (France)
    6. 6. Vittorio Orlando (Italy)
    7. 7. David Lloyd George (Britain)
    8. 8. • Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919 • Germany was forced to sign it!
    9. 9. • Placed all the blame for the war on the Germans • Made Germany pay Britain and France for damages • Formation of the League of Nations
    10. 10. • The Senate of the US refused to ratify the Treaty without making some changes • Woodrow Wilson didn’t want any changes • The US never ratified the Treaty of Versailles • The US never joined the League of Nations

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