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Module 5 Discussion Completing this activity will help you analyze Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points, as well as his motives, successes, and failures at the Paris Peace Conference. Follow the instructions to complete this discussion: 1. Prepare a response to the questions listed below in 350-400-words. Base your response on the readings from Unfinished Nation , Wilson’s Fourteen Points, and the McDougall reading. You do not have to agree with them, but the factual basis for your argument should come from these sources. Finally, your response should fully explain your position/argument. Remember, your most important objective is to explain “why.” a. Is there such a thing as a "moral" or "just" war? b. Should wars be fought for the sake of humanity and a higher good? c. Can war ever be a noble cause? In other words, do the circumstances of war run counter to the very idea of a noble cause? d. Were Wilson's objectives truly motivated by the greater good? The issue that I have always had with the question “Is there such a thing as a moral or just war?”,

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