HIST 4205 08-16-06 - Wednesday Friday, August 18, 2006 4:27...

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Wednesday Friday, August 18, 2006 4:27 PM Woodrow Wilson - President of US during WWI Fourteen Points - Jan 1918, Speech before joint Congress, Point 14 was to be League of Nations Treaty of Versailles - Treaty after WWI, Wilson insulted GOP by not asking a ranking member to attend League of Nations - UN type model in the Treaty of Versailles Henry Cabot Lodge - Major opposer of League of Nations, should have been asked to attend treaty discussions in France Steel Strike - American Federation of Labor Samuel Gompers Judge Elbert H. Gray . Wilson and End of WWI Attended Princeton PhD in History Taught at Princeton Elected Gov of NJ Elected Pres. In 1912 He was an idealist. Out of Touch re: Foreign policy May 1916 (speech) "Peace without victory" Goals about peace before US is into war. Negotiate No reparations No land changes hands Freedom of the oceans Ideal about his idealism even before January 1918 Fourteen Points Speech before joint session of Congress
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course HIST 4205 taught by Professor Meyers during the Fall '06 term at Valdosta State University .

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HIST 4205 08-16-06 - Wednesday Friday, August 18, 2006 4:27...

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