Lecture 19 - Lecture 19: World War I, peace, and Americas...

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Lecture 19: World War I, peace, and America’s role in the World Recap 1) Early 2oth century foreign policy 2) Start of WWI 3) How the US came to be in the war I. Wilson’s War Message to Congress a. Have your disputes out in the open; Diplomacy b. If there is to be restrictions of the sea then a third party should do it, not 1 country c. Free trade as much as possible, little tariff, let the best product win d. Arms are bad and should not have enough to go against another country e. Self government- people should get to decide who governs them and how; Germany has to give up their colonies f. Calling for the creation of the League of Nations II. Peace Conference a. Met at Versailles b. Did not want the people who caused the war to get off easily c. Goes to Europe, America did not agree with him so he went over seas d. Europe loved him e. Met with the big four: France, Great Britain, America, Italy? f.
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course HST 202 taught by Professor Friedman during the Spring '10 term at Michigan State University.

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Lecture 19 - Lecture 19: World War I, peace, and Americas...

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