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  • Georges Clemenceau

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    Georges Clemenceau Early Life: -Born on September 28th, 1841 in Vendee, France -Benjamin Clemenceau, his father, was a supporter of the 1848 revolution and was his son’s role model. -Georges grew up strongly believing in Republican views. Education: -Trained to be a doctor. -Not much else is known about his education and schooling. Achievements: -With a group of students, he wrote Le Travail. This was seized by the police and Georges spent 73 days in prison. -After he was released

  • Clemenceau and the Treaty of Versailles in 1919

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    restrict Germany. Ÿ To get money back, fine the Germans for all military and civilian damage. Ÿ To territorially restrict Germany. Ÿ To make Germany weaker than France forever. When the treaty was written and finalised, Clemenceau eventually got : Ÿ Alsace and Lorraine handed back to France, although somewhat begrudgingly on Germany’s part. Ÿ Germany’s army limited to 100,000 men. Ÿ Germany banned from using tanks, submarines and aircraft. Ÿ The

  • Clemenceau, Lloyd-George, and Wilson at the Paris Peace Conference

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    Clemenceau, Lloyd-George, and Wilson at the Paris Peace Conference In 1919 at the end of WW1, 32 nations met in Paris, including the leaders of France, Britain and USA; Clemenceau, Lloyd-George and Woodrow Wilson. Each of these three countries was determined to present the interests' of their nations at the Peace Conference. "The victors wished to secure a permanent peace based on reconciliation with their foes, but at the same time they wished to punish those guilty

  • The Treaty of Versailles Was the Most Pleasing to Woodrow Wilson or George Clemenceau?

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    George Clemenceau? After the First World War a treaty had to be made to punish Germany for their actions. This had to be done as Germany had lost the war and had signed the Armistice on the 11th November 1918. The German peoples were hungry, war weary and demanded peace. The Paris peace conference's job was to write the Treaty of Versailles. Britain, America and France all had representatives at this meeting; the Big Three. The 'Big Three' included George Clemenceau, Lloyd

  • The Treaty of Versailles

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    was signed, in 1919, none of the allied leaders could truly say, they had gotten what they wanted. Although to some extent, they had all gotten something. Whether it was wealth, land, or power. The French prime minister, Georges Clemenceau, felt that he had suffered the most during the war, because a lot of it was fought in his country. The only thing he wanted to do, was to completely destroy Germany, to take revenge. While talking to the French parliament he said

  • Tok lang

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    French Prime Minister George Clemenceau who was at the Paris Peace Conference. Clemenceau spoke French and was proud of his nation even though they had been humiliated in World War I. Yet in order to speak with the US President Woodrow Wilson, Clemenceau had to speak English. He view English as inferior due to the actions of Wilson and the US; Clemenceau saw them as all talk and no actions. By speaking French, this molded a strong, proud personal identity for Clemenceau as well as creating a personal

  • The Treaty of Versailles

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    wanted to do to them what they had done to France. He also knew that if the Germans had won then they would have demanded just as much money. At this time the big three were Clemenceau, the French Prime Minister, Lloyd George, the English Prime Minister, and Wilson, the American President. Clemenceau was a cynic and believed that they should make Germany pay for everything they had done. His main aim was to establish a buffer state in the Rhineland, which would give him a

  • Margaret Macmillan's Paris 1919: The Treaty Of Versailles

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    presents may not be completely the fault of the negotiators, specifically George Clemenceau, Woodrow Wilson and David Lloyd George, it certainty contributed to the failure of the Treaty of Versailles because of the resistance from the German people. Paris 1919 demonstrates the various viewpoints of the negotiators who participated in the peace conference. Throughout her book, MacMillan gives examples of how George Clemenceau, the Prime Minister of France, felt about Germany. MacMillan pointed out that

  • The Treaty of Versailles

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    Wilson, Georges Clemenceau, and David Lloyd George (Trueman). o Woodrow Wilson was the President of the United States at this time and he supported his “Fourteen Points” including the development of a League of Nations to keep world peace (Elson 21). Wilson believed that Germany should be punished for the damage they caused, but he wanted the treaty to lead to reconciliation, not to revenge. Of the three men, Wilson supported the mildest punishment (Trueman). o Georges Clemenceau was the Prime Minister

  • Clemenceau's Determination to be Harsh on Germany

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    Clemenceau's Determination to be Harsh on Germany Clemenceau, the leader of France during the First World War, found himself to be in a moral predicament during the time of the Treaty of Versailles. On the one hand, he wished to be seen as a fair and just leader, and yet on the other hand he wanted revenge, not just for himself but for the people who had chosen him as their leader. However, as a politician, he understood that the desires of his nation could not be