The Big Three and The Conference

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1. Members

1.1. Woodrow Wilson

1.2. Georges Clemenceau

1.3. David Lloyd-George

2. Aims of The Big Three

2.1. Woodrow Wilson

2.1.1. Create Peace and 'end all wars' by creating a league of nations aorund his 14 points

2.1.2. Ensure that Germany isnt destroyed

2.1.3. not to blame Germany for the war - he didnt like the guilt clause

2.2. Georges Clemenceau

2.2.1. Punish & get revenge on Germany

2.2.2. Regain Alsace and Lorraine

2.2.3. No League of Nations

2.2.4. HUGE reparitions

2.2.5. Disband the German army

2.3. David Lloyd-George

2.3.1. Land for Britains Empire

2.3.2. Safeguard Britains naval supremacy

2.3.3. Make Germany pay for what they did but also leave them strong enough to trade

3. The Conference - January 1919

3.1. 32 Countries met in Paris

4. Germanys Expectations - Wilsons 14 points

4.1. Disarmament

4.2. Free trade

4.3. Creating a League of Nations

5. Armistice

5.1. Much harsher than Germany expected it to be

5.2. States that:

5.3. Germany should lose land

5.4. Pay reparations for damage

5.5. Allied troops to occupy The Rhineland

6. Treaty of Versailles

6.1. Germany were shown the treaty and published a rebuttal; they were ignored

6.2. 28th June 1919 - Delegates met at palace of Versailles and forced 2 Germans to sign the treaty