Need an research paper on justifying frances demands during the two world wars. Needs to be 6 pages. Please no plagiarism. Given her diminished state, France’s demands in treaties following each of the two world wars in the 20th century is of no surprise. Thus, as this essay will argue, France’s demands during World War I and World War II are essentially similar, and based on similar justifications – the fear of a German threat, worsened by the concern that her allies will not come to her aid, and the inevitable need to embark on economic reconstruction after the war – all of which shaped France’s stance during post-war negotiations.
In January 1919, the victorious powers after World War I, led by President Woodrow Wilson of the United States, Premier Georges Clemenceau of France, and Britain’s Prime Minister Lloyd George began negotiations for what will later be known as the “Treaty of Versailles.” The main goal of the treaty is, at the very least, to ensure the stability of the international system after the war (Treaty of Versailles, Article 1).