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The Treaty of Versailles and the Fourteen Points When the peace processes were to start after the finishing of World War One there were four people who were major components in the treaty of Paris Clemenceau George Orlando and Wilson Clemenceau wanted revenge on the Germans by punishing them through the treaties because he believed that they were at fault for the war George was in agreement with Clemenceau although he did not feel that Germany should suffer severe punishment Orlando wanted the irredenta to be re-established and President Wilson of the United States of America wanted to create a mild peace with Germany in a fair way In view of this Wilson created fourteen points that he wanted accomplished in full as a result of the peace treaties His fourteen points were his plan for a world peace and included plans for the end of secret treaties freedom of the seas free trade arms reduction the just settlement of colonial claims the establishment of a League of Nations and the evacuation of occupied territories and national self-determination Many of his points were carried out in the Treaty of Versailles although not all of them were successful or followed completely Wilsons fourth point in his plan was the reduction of national armaments He stated that there should be adequate guarantees given and taken that national armaments would be reduced to the lowest point consistent with domestic safety In the Treaty of Versailles it was stated that the German army was to be limited to 100000 and that Germany was not allowed to draft its citizens or to have an air force Also Germany was no longer allowed to operate submarines because of the unrestricted submarine warfare that they had displayed during the war and their naval ships were limited in size and in the amount that they were permitted to own Furthermore the Rhineland was to be permanently disarmed and occupied by the Allies for
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