Wilson's Fourteen Points Resolution

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Wilson’s Fourteen Point Resolution for peace in the world describe his idealistic yet unrealistic view of the future. In addressing the U.S. Congress in January of 1918, Wilson left no doubt what he deemed necessary rules for all nations to abide by to maintain peace throughout the world. The first five points deal with secret treaties, openness of the seas, trade restrictions, arms reductions, and adjustments of colonial claims. Points six through thirteen were directed to individual countries and their obligations to maintain openness and fait negotiations with Germany and other smaller countries. The most important point of the fourteen is certainly the last. This point does not accept “lip service” but proposes an international organization

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