Some important people played a significant role in the War and eventual signing of Versailles Treaty. They are: Newton D. Baker
Newton being the secretary of war proved to be a significant time American’s history. He sent an American journey to Mexico to arrest the Mexican fugitive Pancho Villa in 1916, while and he chairing the Defense Council with its task of preparing the U.S for prospective involvement in World War I. When Wilson’s Presidential term ended in 1921, Newton accompanied the President to Paris to settle the Treaty of Versailles.
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On January 8, 1918 President Wilson put forth his fourteen-point suggestion for ending the Great War in his peace and aims terms speech to Congress to act as a base for the terms of German surrender discussed on 1919 at the Paris Peace Conference (Cooper 22).
Keegan, John. The First World War. New York, NY: A.A. Knopf, 2001.
Cooper, J. Milton. Breaking the Heart of the World: Woodrow Wilson and the Fight for the League of Nations. 2010