The Motives of the USA
-President Woodrow Wilson led the american delegation
-Was in favour of self determination for many European countries
-Self determination: to allow a country to come out from under an empire. Eg. the austro hungarian empire and macedonia.
-Is the most lenient of the big three, in regards to punishing Germany
-Also wanted germany to rebuild their economy and become a trading partner
- While he was in favour of creating world peace around the world, his nations did not agree, while they wanted to be isolated from the rest of the world and its war.
Summary: Woodrow Wilson was the most lenient of the three leaders. He did not want to excessively punish germany but to create world peace and rebuild Europe. But also he wanted Germany to rebuild for the purpose of having them as a trading partner.