On January 8, 1918, President Woodrow Wilson announced his Fourteen Points, which would serve as the basis for peace in November 1918. The points are shown here in the original shorthand draft by Wilson himself.
The Library of Congress’s collections contain a wide variety of materials related to the First World War. This guide provides access to the Library’s digital collections, external websites, and a selected print bibliography related to the Great War.
On January 18, 1919, a few months after the end of World War I, leaders from the Allied nations began a series of discussions that became known as the Paris Peace Conference to settle issues raised by the war and its aftermath.