WORLD WAR I A Flawed Peace Chapter 13 Section 4 Notes Introduction World War I was _____________. Terms of _____________ had not yet been worked out. Delegates met at the _______________________________________ to discuss peace treaties. The _____________ powers struggled to solve their conflicting aims in various peace treaties. The Allies Meet and Debate The _____________ hammered out the major decisions of the Paris Peace Conference. –Woodrow _____________ (US) –Georges _____________ (France) –David Lloyd _____________ (Great Britain) –Vittorio _____________ (Italy) Russia and Germany were not _____________. Wilson’s Plan for Peace Before the war ended, Wilson drew up a series of peace _____________. First four points – end to _____________ treaties, freedom of the seas, free trade, and reduced national armies and navies. 5th goal – adjusted __________________________ with a fairness to the native people. 6th – 13th points – specific suggestions for changing borders and ______________________. –___________________________: Allowing people to decide for themselves under what _____________ they wished to live. 14th point – proposed a “general _____________ of nations” that would protect all states. –Peacefully _____________ world conflicts. The Versailles Treaty __________________________ didn’t want to agree to Wilson’s vision of peace. –They wanted to make sure that Germany was stripped of its __________________________. The compromise – The __________________________. –Signed between Germany and the Allies on June 28,1919 Created a __________________________. –An _______________________ association whose goal would be to keep peace among nations. Versailles Treaty (cont.) Also _____________ Germany. –Lost substantial _____________. –Severe restrictions on _____________ operations. –“______________________” clause – placed sole responsibility for the war on Germany’s shoulders. –__________________________ to Allies. Money paid by a defeated nation to compensate for _____________ or injury during a war. All of _____________ territories were managed by the League of Nations. The war guilt clause left a bitterness and hatred in the hearts of _____________ people. “A Peace Built on Quicksand” Treaty of Versailles did _____________ to build a lasting peace. U.S. was considered to be the _____________ nation in the world and rejected the treaty. Many _____________ objected to the settlement and to the League of Nations. Americans just wanted to stay out of European affairs (_____________).