Softer position occupied London. By the beginning of the Paris conference, the UK has already implemented a number of their plans. Germany ceased to be her rival in the sea and a serious competitor on world markets. Britain was disadvantageous weakening of Germany, as it could lead to the strengthening of the French position. Relatively strong Germany was necessary and as a barrier against the spread of the ideas of Bolshevism in Europe. The US position has been formally set out in the "14 points of Wilson." American President especially with the idea of ??the creation of the League of Nations - an international peacekeeping organization in which the United States hoped to play a leading role. The US delegation advocated moderation in the demands for Germany to avoid the superiority of France and England in the post-war Europe.