19.5 Global Peacemaker

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Wilson’s program for reaching peace was known as the . Fourteen Points. . . It involved: self-determination, reduction of militarism, removal of trade barriers, etc.. Paris Peace Conference. Wilson did not want war reparations, just wanted Europe to handle disputes peacefully.. ID: 362146 Download Presentation

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19.5 Global Peacemaker

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Wilson’s program for reaching peace was known as the

Fourteen Points

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It involved: self-determination, reduction of militarism, removal of trade barriers, etc.

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Paris Peace Conference

Wilson did not want war reparations, just wanted Europe to handle disputes peacefully.

Big four: David Lloyd George, Georges Clemenceau,

Vittorio

Orlando, and Wilson.

Lenin did not come.

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He did sign a Treaty of Friendship with Germany.

Wilson’s ultimate goal was to establish a

League of Nations.

Article 10 was the heart of the plan, “a attack on one member of the league would be attack on all.”

Senators did not want to be dragged into future European conflicts.

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The Peace Treaty

The French wanted harsh penalties from Germany.

The allies began taking Germany’s territories in the Middle East.

Allies also wanted Germany to pay $30bil in war reparations, couldn’t pay (seeds to WWII).

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Reactions at Home

Wilson received great acclaim at home, but most Senators were afraid of the League of Nations.

Wilson went on a 23 day tour of the country to promote the League.

The tour was too grueling, Wilson suffered a stroke.

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By July 2, 1921 the U.S. finally agreed on a treaty and new President Harding signed it.

War spurred the U.S. economy.

The U.S.

was now

the world’s largest creditor nation.

The war proved too difficult for the Britain economy and they declined as a world power.

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Even though it had a new role of power, the U.S. choose to turn away from international affairs and concentrate on home.

Returning troops had a difficult time adjusting.

Minorities and women often had to give up jobs.

African troops still faced discrimination.

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