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What did the different leaders want from the Treaty of Versailles?

From January to June 1919, the world's most powerful politicians met and tried to work out a peace settlement to end the Great War.

In this case study you will see a range of sources that show what the leaders of Britain, France, the USA and Germany wanted from the peace treaty - and why it proved so hard to get a treaty they could all accept.

You will probably find it helpful to study the Background before you start looking at the sources.
Use the Worksheet as you look through the sources.

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Sources:
1. French proposals for a treaty, December 1918 2. Lloyd George's views on a treaty, March 1919 3. German views on the Treaty of Versailles, 1919 4. Report on the state of Germany, April 1919
1 French proposals for a treaty, December 1918 2 Lloyd George's views on a treaty, March 1919 3 German views on the Treaty of Versailles, 1919 4 Report on the state of Germany, April 1919
5. Report on US public opinion, July 1919 6. Leaders at the Peace Conference, June 1919    
5 Report on US public opinion, July 1919 6 Leaders at the Peace Conference, June 1919    
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