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    Alexandra Cox Johnson vs. Nixon Kennedy and Johnson started and expanded the war in Vietnam, making it the dominant issue of foreign policy. Johnson escalated the Soviet containment strategy in Vietnam with more ground troops. Johnson wanted to focus on internal affairs like health care but had to address the war he inherited in Vietnam and could not fulfill both domestic or foreign policy successfully. Nixon ended the war in Vietnam, his slogan while running for presidency was “Peace with honor” and he succeeded at it through political negotiations. Most of Nixon’s foreign policy was to prioritize détente with China and the Soviet Union so it helped increase political slack. Johnson and Nixon had two different foreign policy plans and Nixon’s…

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    The ending of World War 1 was supposed to be the beginning of peace. The allied forces proved to be victorious over the Central powers. This brought with it the 1919 Paris peace conference that was held in Versailles, France. This was done after the Armistice of November 11, 1918. The peace conference was mostly influenced by the Big Four. The Big Four consisted of three important leaders that were heavily involved in the war. These leaders were American President, Woodrow Wilson, the British…

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    just ended when Wilson delivered The Fourteen Points speech, which was intended to propose world peace and the actions that had to be taken in order to achieve that peace. By dissecting the content of the Fourteen Points, the reader can understand the implications and impact Wilson’s speech had on the audience. Wilson is addressing not only Americans in this speech, but also other countries. This is evident by the fact that the purpose of the Fourteen Points is to propose world peace. He uses…

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    World War I was one of the bloodiest wars in the modern age, with millions of dead soldiers and civilians and enormous losses on all sides (Chapman). After the war, the Allied nations looked for vengeance from the Central Powers and imposed a series of harsh treaties upon them, stripped them of substantial amounts of land and requiring significant repatriation payments (Mendum). The many of the Allied nations saw Germany as the chief instigator of the war and wanted to protect Europe from…

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    In the early 1920’s, numerous attempts at securing peace among nations influenced the many policies that were written in the hopes that the world would become united despite World War I, which ultimately destroyed the pre-war worlds confidence. Many of these attempts and creations of unity were carried down into policies that were written into a document called the Treaty of Versailles. This treaty was written based on 14 points that Woodrow Wilson deemed important to world peace and brought an…

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    In July of 1914 the most notable conflict on the earth was commenced, World War I. With more than 6 million deaths due to this war it is apparent that the desideratum to kill was stronger than ever before in the wrangling soldiers, but will the slaughtering ever end? One man had to propose the conditions for peace and it was Thomas Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States, served from 1913 to 1921 and was the leader of the Progressive Movement. Wilson, joined with The Inquiry,…

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    forces, at the end of World War I. Prior to this treaty’s creation, Woodrow Wilson unveiled an alternative plan, a plan intended to reunite that nations of the world and to heal the countries affected by World War I. However, rather than serve as a reunifying force, the plan was rejected in favor of a more punitive resolution, and the rejection of the ideals presented in Woodrow Wilson’s “Fourteen Points” contributed to the national attitudes that made World War II possible. Nearly a year…

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    The Treaty of Versailles was introduced in 1919, shortly after WW1 had ended. The treaty was constructed to serve as a peace settlement between Germany and the Allies, as they intended to create solutions to manage the after-effects of the war. Many countries were deeply affected by the destruction and damage that was caused by the war and Germany was formally held responsible for World War 1. There were many conferences held in Paris during this period, where it was eventually decided that…

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    hand in hand and made it clear that it was now the united states turn to promote both a free market and a political democracy, which Wilson later did as he entered the Great War to give opportunities to promote his goals. On April 2 , 1917 ,President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war on Germany, As he promised in his speech he wanted to, a new world that was based on “peace and justice” among the free and the people that are self-governing in the new world. However president Wilson…

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    In January 1918, Woodrow Wilson gave a speech to Congress that laid out Fourteen Points for peace after World War I. Those fourteen points went into the formal armistice with Germany. However, in negotiations with the Treaty of Versailles, Wilson had to compromise away many of these points so he could save the capstone, the League of Nations. The League of Nations became the main line of contention when Wilson attempted to pass the treaty in the Senate, and there were three factions in the…

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