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Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
Wilson & the peace treaty 5
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  • 1. Treaty of Versailles Ch 16.3(.4 is not on test) #26
  • 2.     Jan 8,1918 – Wilson presents Congress with his plan for peace (Fourteen Points) Nov 3, 1918 – Republicans win congressional elections in U.S. - Wilson loses credibility with Europe's Leaders The Kaiser abdicates Throne / Republic Formed Nov 11, 1918- Armistice Day (veteran’s day) - GR. Signs in part because of Wilson’s 14 pts.  Dec. 12, 1918 – Wilson arrives in Paris as a Hero
  • 3. Lawrence of Arabia and representatives from over 30 nations attended
  • 4.     Star of the Show Greeted by Europeans as a Savior GR. Signed Armistice in part because of 14 pts Creel had 60 million leaflets dropped from planes over GR.
  • 5.      Freedom of Ocean Travel No more Secret Alliances Arms Reductions Equality of Trade Barriers “Free Trade” Self Determination for Poland  “League of Nations” – th 14 - mediating body- rep. from every nation - provide security for each country Pt.
  • 6. The “Big Four” 1) France 2) Britain 3) Italy 4) United States They shaped the final agreement Germany & Russia were not allowed to attend
  • 7.    Lenin had to get Russia out of the war so he could concentrate on problems at Home… The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany, giving them much territory, pop., resources Civil War, 1917-1920 “Reds” versus “Whites” Complete breakdown of Russian economy and society
  • 8. Roadblocks Appear   European leaders wish to punish & humiliate Germany for starting the War U.S. overall role in war was questioned
  • 9.     Most of the 14 pts were shot down by Allies Gives up on the rest to save the 14th pt. - League of Nations June 28, 1919 – Treaty is Signed - by Germany Too – Why did they Sign? July, 1919 – Wilson heads back to U.S. to convince our Senate to Ratify
  • 10.     Alsace & Lorraine (industrial region) would return to Fr. New Countries Created –CZ/Yugo/Poland GR - Stripped of Overseas Colonies GR – Forced to accept full responsibility for starting the War (pay millions in Reparations) “Blank Check”  League of Nations was created
  • 11. German Territorial Losses: 1919-1921
  • 12. 1) Irreconcilables 2) Reservationists  Progressive Republicans   Wanted to focus attention on problems at home instead of Europe   Article 10 of Treaty Could put U.S. into war to preserve another nations independence Who should declare war? -Congress or League
  • 13.     Whistle-stop cross country train tour He is wore down and exhausted Sept. 25, 1919 – Suffers a stroke -incapacitated Oct. 1919 – Senate Rejects the Treaty **U.S. never signs the treaty ending WWI** The U.S. will NOT Join the League of Nations   Isolationism v Interventionism Nov. 1920 – Harding(R) elected Pres. Feb. 3, 1924 – Wilson Dies / Broken & Defeated
  • 14.     Multiple Choice - 120 True & False 50 Chronological Order - Presidents 1896-1932 15 Matching : Terms 35 People 30 250 pts Roaring 20’s Quiz --- 50pts Notebook 250

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