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Foreign Office report on reactions in the USA to the Treaty, 29 July 1919
(Catalogue ref: FO 608/175)
FO 608/175; report on reactions in the USA to the Treaty, July 1919

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Study this source carefully. It contains information that could be helpful in deciding why it was so hard to make peace. As you study the source, ask yourself:

  • What is worrying French public opinion?
  • How are the European and American political systems different and why is this worrying the French?
  • What is the internal rivalry Monsieur Saint Brice is concerned about?

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