Wilson's Fourteen Points For Peace

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After World war one The United States tried to create a stable and peaceful world through things such as the Treaty of Versailles, Wilson’s Fourteen Points for Peace and by trying to be more isolated from other countries. These would hopefully make the world better because then there would be less international disputes and keep everyone at bay. The Treaty of Versaille was signed in 1919 after the end of the war, five years after the assassination of Franz Ferdinand which started the war. It said that the war was over between the Allied Powers and Germany. There were many conditions or regulations in the treaty such as Disarmament, the League of Nations, Reparations, Land redistribution, and the War guilt Clause. Disarmament is where a country …show more content…
Wilson wanted to avoid the United States involvement in European problems that were occurring between the great powers. The need for proper aims was made more important. They wanted there to be no secret treaties made between the Allies so that they would all work together well and there would be no disputes. This also created freedom of navigation on the seas, outside a country 's waters, just like in peace and in war. The only time this was not allowed would be when the seas are closed up by whole or in part by another country 's boundaries. They also wanted the removal of all economic/trade barriers and the establishment of equal trade conditions among all the nations accepting the peace and that were associated with the Allies. Another thing that the plan did was form a general association called the League of Nations. This was to be formed for the reason to give guarantees of political independence and balanced territory to smaller states or countries. The final thing Wilson 's Fourteen Points did to try to keep peace was reduce the armaments or amount of military force some countries had. Also known as Disarmament, this was mainly forced upon …show more content…
Wilson Fourteen Points for Peace were efforts to create a stable and peaceful world. All these things helped the US stay out foreign affairs and created a sense of isolationism from the rest of the world so they wouldn’t have to worry about what was going on. They didn’t have to worry about disputes with other countries and if there were, they were settled peacefully without

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