Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points Speech

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Woodrow Wilson gave his Fourteen Points speech to the US Congress. Wilson’s speech was outlined in a set of principles that were related to reaching peace. He wanted to ensure that Germany was treated leniently, and he opposed penalizing it too harshly. Wilson also called Europeans to have self-determination, which included the freedom to choose their own government. Wilson hoped to accomplish equality of trade conditions, the creation of a League of Nations, self-determination for peaceful nations, and freedom of navigation on the world’s seas.
On the other hand, Clemenceau wanted France secured away from future German attacks. He demanded for the break up of Germany and the movement of the border.

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