Flashcards in Chapter 1 Deck (38)
What was Woodrow Wilson's (president of the USA) attitude towards Germany?
Wilson didn't want to be too harsh on Germany. He though that if they were, Germany might try to take revenge in the future. No spoiler alerts here, but he was right!
What was David Lloyd George's (prime minister of Britain) attitude towards Germany?
Lloyd George agreed with Wilson's view of not being too harsh on Germany. He also wanted to restore trading unions with Germany, however he wanted harder terms than Wilson. Lloyd George overall wanted to keep Britain safe.
What was Georges Clemenceau's (prime minister of France) attitude towards Germany?
He hated Germany, who had treated France mercilessly. He wanted revenge for all that France had suffered.
What was Wilson's main aim?
What was Lloyd George's main aim?
Protection for Britain.
What was Clemenceau's main aim?
Revenge on Germany! Bwaha!
How did Wilson feel about the completed Treaty?
The treaty was too harsh on Germany.
How did Lloyd George about the completed Treaty?
It was fairly satisfactory, apart from the Germans not losing their navy.
How did Clemenceau feel about the completed Treaty?
The Treaty just wasn't harsh enough on Germany!
What was the Anschluss?
Who were the Big Three?
Woodrow Wilson, David Lloyd George, and Georges Clemenceau.
What is conscription?
Conscription is forcing people to fight, without giving them a choice. In the Disney movie Mulan, Mulan's father, although old and weak was told he had to go fight in the army against the Huns. Mulan, however, disguised as man, took his place.
What is co-operation?
What is a demilitarised zone?
An area where soldiers and military equipment, such as tanks, were banned from.
What is a democracy?
What is disarmament?
A process where a country give up military weapons and vehicles, including ships, guns, tanks, etc.
In essence, what were the Fourteen Points?
Wilson's plan of world peace.
What is free trade?
What is a general strike?
What is hindsight?
What is hyperinflation?
What is an idealist/realist?
Who was Kapp Putsch?
What was the League of Nations?
What are mandates?
What was the Paris Peace Conference?
What is "public opinion"?
What are reparations?
What was the Rhineland?