Junior Cert - WW1 Terms

Terms in this set (17)

Open covenants of peace. Absolute freedom of navigation upon the seas. The removal of all economic barriers and the establishment of equality of trade conditions. National armaments will be reduced to the lowest point consistent with domestic safety. A free, open-minded, and absolutely impartial adjustment of all colonial claims. The evacuation of all Russian territory and such a settlement of all questions affecting Russia. Belgium must be evacuated and restored without any attempt to limit the sovereignty which she enjoys in common with all other free nations. All French territory should be freed and the invaded portions restored, and the wrong done to France by Prussia in 1871 in the matter of Alsace-Lorraine. A readjustment of the frontiers of Italy. The people of Austria-Hungary should be accorded the freest opportunity to autonomous development. Romania, Serbia, and Montenegro should be evacuated; occupied territories restored. The Turkish portion of the present Ottoman Empire should be assured a secure sovereignty. The Dardanelles should be permanently opened as a free passage to the ships and commerce of all nations under international guarantees. Independent Polish state should be erected which should include the territories inhabited by indisputably Polish populations. General association of nations must be formed under specific covenants for the purpose of affording mutual guarantees of political independence and territorial integrity to great and small states alike.