Fourteen Points by Woodrow Wilson Essay

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World War I was a period when countries faced economic, political, social, and cultural problems, which threatened the survival of democracy and freedom and needed a fast and effective resolution which was presented to the world by Woodrow Wilson called the Fourteen Points. The Fourteen Points offered the world a democratic resolute, that was effective, reliable and a basis for long lasting peace, unlike the Treaty of Versailles which was a non democratic approach to the problem since it contained a war-guilt clause which forced Germany to admit sole responsibility for starting World War I, although other European nations had been guilty of provoking diplomatic crises before the war, also the treaty excluded Russia which was a major…show more content…
The last way that the 14 Points would make the world safe for democracy was the 14th point which stated that a League of Nations was to be formed where all the countries of the world would have a say in political decisions like territorial boundaries of big and small states alike, and would try to keep world peace.

The first way that the Fourteen Points were to make the world a safe place for democracy was that they would give the nations and people of Europe a say in the boundaries of their countries and would allow the creation of new nations like Serbia and Montenegro, Romania, and Poland, the points would also allow lost territory to be given back to the countries who lost it. By doing this the Fourteen points would have set up a base for democracy to expand because the new nations would then willingly accept democracy and would expand it even further. An example of this is the Vietnamese people who after the introduction of democracy were beginning to demand the same political rights enjoyed by people in Western Nations. The problem that the Fourteen Points were facing was the European leaders of England, France, and Italy who didn't want to have a peaceful resolution, but wanted to make the
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