Why did Clemenceau and Wilson disagree?
A big thing that Wilson wanted was not to treat Germany too harshly as he did not want any future wars. One reason why Lloyd George and Clemenceau disagreed over how to treat Germany was because of how their countries had been affected economically. No one wanted any further conflict as the war was so devastating.
What did many people do because of rationing?
Americans used their ration cards and stamps to take their meager share of household staples including meat, dairy, coffee, dried fruits, jams, jellies, lard, shortening, and oils. Americans learned, as they did during the Great Depression, to do without.
Why was Lloyd George unhappy with Wilson’s Fourteen Points?
British Prime Minister David Lloyd George was not completely convinced by Wilson’s Fourteen Points. Lloyd George wanted Germany to recover its economic strength. This would enable Germany to pay its reparations to Britain. Also, Germany had been Britain’s number two trading partner (after the USA) before the war.
Who attacked first in ww1?
France, allied with Russia, began to mobilize on August 1. France and Germany declared war against each other on August 3. After crossing through neutral Luxembourg, the German army invaded Belgium on the night of August 3-4, prompting Great Britain, Belgium’s ally, to declare war against Germany.
What did Germany lose after ww1?
The Versailles Treaty forced Germany to give up territory to Belgium, Czechoslovakia and Poland, return Alsace and Lorraine to France and cede all of its overseas colonies in China, Pacific and Africa to the Allied nations.
What caused World War 1 and 2?
The immediate cause of World War I that made the aforementioned items come into play (alliances, imperialism, militarism, nationalism) was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary. When Russia began to mobilize due to its alliance with Serbia, Germany declared war on Russia.