Good Day! DRAW A LINE SEPARATING TODAY & YESTERDAY 1) Write: Date: 12/04/09 , Topic: Treaty of Versailles 2) On the next line, write “ Opener #52 ” and then: 1) Plot your mood, reflect in 1 sent . 2) Respond to the opener by writing at least 2 sentences about : Your opinions/thoughts OR/AND Questions sparked by the clip OR/AND Summary of the clip OR/AND Other things going on in the news. Announcements: None Intro Music: Untitled
Agenda 1) 1919, Treaty of Versailles What you will be able to do: 1) How did WWI lay the seeds for WWII? Reminder 1) Work on your WWI Letters Project
Notes #52a , Title: “ Treaty of Versailles ” 1) US: Wilson : Fights for honorable peace and self determination for all 2) France: Clemenceau : Fights to ensure Ger. never strong enough to fight again 3) Treaty of Versailles (1919) : Allies meet to decide Germany’s fate ( Germany + Russia NOT invited ). a) Germany accepts full blame b) Germany cedes it’s western land back to France c) France access to Ger. coal deposits d) German army reduced to 100k , 0 planes/subs e) Germany pay $30 billion ($2 trillion) f) German + Ottoman colonies given to allies g) East Europe unified under multiethnic countries : Yugoslavia + Czech o slovakia to deter Russian power
Germany lost 13% of its population, 15% of its coal, and 50% of its iron ore.
4) League of Nations : Europe creates Wilson’s world organization to collectively resolve conflicts (Ironically, US Senate rejects the treaty, and the League of Nations will fail b/c of lack of US) 5) Lost Generation : War left a whole generation broken in body+spirit a) Distrust in govt (poor handling of war) b) Distrust in capitalism (companies got rich of war) c) Distrust in religion (horrors of war)
War Letters 3 Rough Draft On the piece of paper : Write your last letter, you survived seeing the horrors of what men can do to other men. Here you are here in this picture, this letter is being transcribed by a nurse.
Work #52a , Title “ Video: Treaty of Versailles ” 1) Copy Source Title: 1919 2…) Discuss questions on the board with a partner. Summarize your discussion ( include their name at the end ). Remember participation points are deducted if off task. 5 Reading/Film Qs Come From These Work Sections Time Bookmark: 00:00
Homework: 1) Work on your World War I Letters Project 2) Study for Test 3 on Block Day by next Week. Workbook Check: If your name is called, drop off your workbook with Mr. Chiang ( if requested, points lost if your workbook is not turned in )