Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
Treaty of Versailles: The failure of peace
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Treaty of Versailles: The failure of peace

  • 7,006 views
Published

In class notes for de

In class notes for de

Published in Education
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
  • helped alot. thanks!
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
  • Post WW1
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
7,006
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
4

Actions

Shares
Downloads
78
Comments
2
Likes
2

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. The Failure of Peace The Rise of Nationalism in the Colonies Chapter 28 AP World History
  • 2.  
  • 3. The Meeting of the Big Four
    • France: Georges Clemenceau
      • Brand Germany an aggressor and force it to pay huge reparations
      • Use German resources to strengthen France
    • Britain: David Lloyd George
      • Mediate between France and USA
      • Win reparations to gain favor of electorate
  • 4. The Meeting of the Big Four
    • Italy: Vitorio Orlando
      • Claim control of Italia Irridente
    • USA: Woodrow Wilson
      • Grant self-determination to all people living under foreign rule (white people only)
      • Create peace without victory
      • Create an international peace-keeping organization (League of Nations)
  • 5.  
  • 6. Peace Settlements
    • Wilson proposes the 14 Points
      • End of secret treaties
      • Freedom of the seas
      • Free trade
      • Arms reduction
      • Just settlement of colonial claims
      • -13. Evacuation of occupied territories and self determination
      • 14. Establishment of League of Nations
  • 7.  
  • 8. The Treaty of Versailles
    • Rejected all but the last of Wilson’s 14 Points
    • Forced Germany to accept full blame for WWI
    •  high reparations 40 Billion, Germany’s loss of colonies, German disarmament
    • Promises made to allies by Entente Powers often broken
    • Redrew European borders
  • 9.  
  • 10.  
  • 11. Why It Fails
    • Diktat : dictated peace, no negotiations
    • German representatives humiliated
    • Germany reduced in size and strength
    • Germany forced to accept total blame and pay HUGE reparations
    • Austro-Hungarian empire dismembered
    • Czechoslovakia and Poland given huge pieces of land from Germany
  • 12.  
  • 13. Germany shall be compelled to deliver 140,000 milch cows to the victors. -The Peace Treaty. From the Russian newspaper The LIberator
  • 14. Why It Fails
    • New Bolshevik leaders from Russia not invited (causes tension)
    • Wartime promises made to Arabs forgotten and Britain and France create Mandates in the Middle East
    • China’s pleas for help against Japanese aggression ignored
  • 15.  
  • 16. Why It Fails
    • Woodrow Wilson refuses to meet with Ho Chi Minh, future communist leader of Vietnam
    • Italy not granted control of Italia irridente
    • US Congress refuses to ratify Treaty of Versailles or join League of Nations
  • 17.  
  • 18. WWI and Nationalist Movements in the Colonies
    • Britain and France reneged on promises to grant sovereignty to colonies in Asia and Africa who aided the war effort
    • Devastation of WWI  doubt about European racial superiority
    • Social and economic disruption led to mass anti-colonial movements in Egypt, India, and Ivory Coast
    • Once started anti-colonial movements could not be stopped