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Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points Speech

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In 1918 Woodrow Wilson delivered his 14 points speech to congress. He articulated the ideas that would later form the backbone of American foreign policy. The first world war painting a grim and somber picture showing Wilson the unavoidable international instability. Wilson itemized 14 strategies to ensure national security and world peace. Several points addressed several territorial issues. At the end of the war Germany agreed to the 14 points and the punishments it entailed. Wilson however would foresee international relations becoming more important to american
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