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Treaty of Versailles
At the end of World War One what problems remained that needed solving?
Problems <ul><li>How could the damage caused by the war be repaired? </li></ul><ul><li>Nationalism was strong – countries ...
Did the Paris Peace Conference make a sensible settlement? <ul><li>On 28 June 1919, exactly 5 years after the murders at S...
The Palace at Versailles just outside Paris. It was here the German empire was proclaimed
The big three British Prime Minister, Lloyd-George French Prime Minister, Georges Clemenceau US President, Woodrow Wilson
The Big Three with Vittorio Orlando – the Italian leader
The terms of the Treaty of Versailles
territory <ul><li>The following land was taken away from Germany: </li></ul><ul><li>Alsace-Lorraine (given to France) </li...
<ul><li>The Saar and Danzig regions were put under the control of the League of Nations. </li></ul><ul><li>The League also...
 
June 1919
military <ul><li>The German army was reduced to 100 000 men and they were not allowed any tanks. </li></ul><ul><li>The nav...
financial <ul><li>Germany was made to pay  £6.6 billion (pounds) in reparations. </li></ul><ul><li>They also lost resource...
Other points to note <ul><li>They were not allowed to unite with Austria. </li></ul><ul><li>They also had to accept the bl...
League of nations <ul><li>Woodrow Wilson proposed the setting up of an international body that would attempt to solve prob...
 
 
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Treatyofversailles

  1. 1. Treaty of Versailles
  2. 2. At the end of World War One what problems remained that needed solving?
  3. 3. Problems <ul><li>How could the damage caused by the war be repaired? </li></ul><ul><li>Nationalism was strong – countries wanted to rule themselves and be free of the empires that ruled them. </li></ul><ul><li>20 million lives had been lost. How could this be prevented in the future?. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Did the Paris Peace Conference make a sensible settlement? <ul><li>On 28 June 1919, exactly 5 years after the murders at Sarajevo, which had sparked off the First World War, the most powerful men in the world met in a magnificent palace just outside Paris. The agreement they signed became known as the Treaty of Versailles. </li></ul>Palace of Versailles
  5. 5. The Palace at Versailles just outside Paris. It was here the German empire was proclaimed
  6. 6. The big three British Prime Minister, Lloyd-George French Prime Minister, Georges Clemenceau US President, Woodrow Wilson
  7. 7. The Big Three with Vittorio Orlando – the Italian leader
  8. 8. The terms of the Treaty of Versailles
  9. 9. territory <ul><li>The following land was taken away from Germany: </li></ul><ul><li>Alsace-Lorraine (given to France) </li></ul><ul><li>Eupen and Malmedy (given to Belgium) </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Schleswig (given to Denmark) </li></ul><ul><li>Hultschin (given to Czechoslovakia) </li></ul><ul><li>West Prussia, Posen and Upper Silesia (given to Poland) </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The Saar and Danzig regions were put under the control of the League of Nations. </li></ul><ul><li>The League also took control of Germany's overseas colonies. </li></ul><ul><li>Germany had to return to Russia land taken in the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk. Some of this land was made into new states : Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. </li></ul>
  11. 12. June 1919
  12. 13. military <ul><li>The German army was reduced to 100 000 men and they were not allowed any tanks. </li></ul><ul><li>The navy was only allowed 6 ships and no submarines. </li></ul><ul><li>Germany was not allowed an air force. </li></ul><ul><li>The Rhineland was demilitarised. The allies were to keep an army on the west Bank of the Rhine for 15 years. </li></ul>
  13. 14. financial <ul><li>Germany was made to pay £6.6 billion (pounds) in reparations. </li></ul><ul><li>They also lost resource abundant areas such as the Saar and Upper Selesia making it hard to rebuild their economy. </li></ul>
  14. 15. Other points to note <ul><li>They were not allowed to unite with Austria. </li></ul><ul><li>They also had to accept the blame for causing WWI in the war guilt clause. </li></ul>
  15. 16. League of nations <ul><li>Woodrow Wilson proposed the setting up of an international body that would attempt to solve problems peacefully. </li></ul>A meeting of the League of Nations

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