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Treaty of versailles 1919
Treaty of versailles 1919
Treaty of versailles 1919
Treaty of versailles 1919
Treaty of versailles 1919
Treaty of versailles 1919
Treaty of versailles 1919
Treaty of versailles 1919
Treaty of versailles 1919
Treaty of versailles 1919
Treaty of versailles 1919
Treaty of versailles 1919
Treaty of versailles 1919
Treaty of versailles 1919
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  • 1. Treaty of Versailles 1919• President Wilson (U.S.) wanted the 14 points, including self-determination for European colonies and all new countries, and aLeague of Nations• France and Britain want hard punishment for Germany• Germany especially is in chaos, several political parties includingcommunists, try to overthrow the government• American congress refuses to join League of Nations• Russia is in civil war, communists win
  • 2. Treaty of Versailles 1919LEAGUE OFNATIONSTERRITORIALCHANGESMILITARYRESTRICTIONSWAR GUILTInternational peaceorganization.Similar to UnitedNationsGermany loosesterritory toFrance, Poland, DenmarkSmall German army100,000 menGermany mustadmit it started thewarGermany andRussia not includedGermany looses allcolonies to Leagueof Nations(France, Britain)No new weapons:tanks, submarines,airplanesGermany must payreparations (33billion)U.S. governmentrefuses to joinAustria-Hungarybreaks into severalnew nationsCannot put its armynear French border(Rhineland)Germany andAustria cannotuniteOttoman Empirebreaks into pieces,Turkey, and newArab countriesgoverned by League
  • 3. Treaty of Versailles 1919• Majority of Germans angry about the treaty• Many people in European colonies that had contributed to thewar effort were angry they did not get independence (Ghandistarts independence movement in India)• Start of militant Islam• Japan & Italy feel they were treated as inferior duringnegotiations
  • 4. Chaos in Germany• Germany prints more $$$ to pay reparations, $$$ becomesworthless during the 1920’s food riots• Many new extreme political parties try to overthrow thegovernment
  • 5. Jewish immigration to Palestine starts• British and French take control of new Arab countries on behalf ofthe League of Nations until these new countries are ready for self-government (mandates)• British control Palestine and allow large numbers of Jews toimmigrate there
  • 6. Because British and French control new Arab nations (mandates)and allow Jewish immigration, we see the start of Militant Islam
  • 7. Some nations under the control of European Imperialism startsmall independence movements.• India – Ghandi begins a small movement that eventuallygrows large after WW2 for independence from Britain.Peaceful protest• Imperialism still very strong
  • 8. • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FILWw07GNtA• This 1http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J31vkB4IdS0• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AK3X4Luq2L0 10 minutes, really good
  • 9. Art and science reflect uncertainty, 1920’sChaos Rules• New artistic movements break traditional rules• Pablo Picasso - cubism
  • 10. Science and Psychology reflect uncertainty• Albert Einstein – theory of relativity - physics ……. Space and timeare not constant, nothing is stable, everything is always changingits shape, mass, size, speed.• Sigmund Freud – psychologist, - Most human actions are irrational,beyond reason, mind is ruled by pleasure seeking instincts…. Sex,ego, safety, greed, etc…… most of the time the conscious part ofthe mind is not aware of these instincts and how they controlbehavior.
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