Address Jan 8, 1918 delivered by Wilson to congress. They were a set of idealistic goals for peace.
-A proposal to abolish secret treatie please liberals of all countries
-Freedom of the seas appealed to the Germans, as well as to Americans who distributed British power
- A removal of economic barriers among nations was comforting to Germany, which feared postwar vengeance
-Reduction of armament burdens was gratifying to taxpayers everywhere
-An adjustment of colonial claims in the interests of both native peoples and the colonizers was reassuring to the anti imperialists