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WHEN WAS THE TREATY OF VERSAILLES SIGNED

28TH JUNE 1919

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WHAT FOUR COUNTRIES DOMINATED AT THE PARIS PEACE CONFERENCE

BRITAIN ITALY FRANCE USA

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WHO WAS USA'S PRESIDENT AT THE TIME

WOODROW WILSON

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WHO WAS FRANCES PRIME MINISTER AT THE TIME

GEORGES CLEMENCEAU

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WHY DID CLEMENCEAU WANT TO WEAKEN GERMANY AS A RESULT OF THE WAR

BECAUSE FRANCE SUFFERED GREATLY

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WHAT DID WOODROW WILSON WANT TO ACHIEVE

LASTING PEACE

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WHAT WERE THE TERMS OF THE TREATY IN REGARDS TO GERMANY

- HAD TO GIVE UP LARGE SECTIONS OF ITS TERRITORY AND ALL OVERSEAS COLONIES
- LIMITED ARMY 100,000 MEN (MAILY VOLUNTEERS)
- NOT PERMITTED TO POSSESS ANY AIR FORCE, TANKS, SUBS OR HEAVY ARTILLERY
- HAD TO TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY OF WWI AND FORCED TO PAY REPARATIONS

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WHAT WAS THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS

INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION FORMED AT THE PARIS PEACE CONFERENCE

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WHO SUGGESTED THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS WHAT WAS INTERESTING ABOUT THEM

USA, THEY WERENT APART OF THE LEAGUE AS THEY WERE RELUCTANT TO GET INVOLVED IN EUROPEAN CONFLICT

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WHAT WAS THE GREAT DEPRESSION

A SEVERE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN AND HARDSHIP

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WHAT BECAME A RESULT OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION

ECONOMY EVAPORATED
BUISNESSES CLOSED DOWN
UNEMPLOYMENT GREW
WORKERS LOST THEIR JOBS
WAGES WERE CUT

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WHAT PERCENTAGE OF AUSTRALIANS LOST THIER JOBS IN 1932

32%

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WHAT WAS AUSTRALIAS LAND PROCLAIMED

TERRA NULLIUS - NO MANS LAND

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WHAT YEAR DID EUROPEAN SETTLERS ARRIVE ON AUSTRALIAS SHORES

1788

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WHAT WERE THE TWO MAJOR BATTLES FOUGHT AT SEA

BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA
BATTLE OF MIDWAY

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WHAT WAS THE KOKODA CAMPAIGN KNOWN AS

THE MOST SIGNIFICANT MILITARY CAMPAIGN IN AUSTRALIAN HISTORY

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HOW DID THE TERMS OF THE TREATY AFFECT GERMANY

ECONOMICALLY AND POLITICALLY

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HOW DID THE GERMANS FEEL TOWARDS THE VICTORIOUS NATIONS

SENSE OF BITTERNESS AND RESENTMENT
TREATED UNFAIRLY

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WHEN DID SINGAPORE SURRENDER TO THE JAPANESE

15 FEBRUARY 1942

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HOW MANY TROOPS WERE TAKEN JAPANESE POW

130000 (15000 AUS)

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WHAT WAS THE GREATER EAST ASIAN CO-PROSPERITY SPHERE

THE IDEA THAT ASIA COULD BE FREE OF WESTERN INFLUENCE FOR ASIAN NATIONS

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WHAT WAS THE TREATY OF VERSAILLES

TERMS THAT PLACED RESTRICTIONS ON GERMANYS ARMY, FORCED GERMANY TO TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR WWI AND TO PAY REPARATIONS FOR DAMAGE CAUSED DURING THE WAR

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WHO WAS JOHN CURTAIN

PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA DURING WWII

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WHO WAS ROBERT MENZIES

THE PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA BEFORE AND AFTER THE WAR (II)

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WHO WAS WINSTON CHURCHILL

BRTITISH PRIME MINISTER DURING THE WAR

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WHO WAS WOODROW WILSON

THE US PRESIDENT DURING THE WAR

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WHAT RESOURCES DID JAPAN LACK IN AND WHO WERE THEY DEPENDANT OF FOR THESE RESOURCES

OIL, RUBBER, COAL, RUBBER FOR STEEL PRODUCTION
CHINA AND USA

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WHAT IS COMMUNISM

A WAY OF ORGANISING A SOCIETY WHERE ALL GOODS ARE DISTRIBUTED EQUALLY ACCORDING TO NEED, PUBLICLY OWNED

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WHAT IS MILITARISM

FOCUS WITHIN A COUNTRY ON BOOSTING THE STRENGTH OF MILITARY BY GROWING ARMED FORCES AND SPENDING ON MILITARY EQUIPMENT

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WHAT IS FASCISM

GOVERNMENT RUN BY A DICTATOR WHO HAVE COMPLETE POWER

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WHEN WAS THE NAZI PARTY FORMED AND WHO WAS ITS LEADER AND WHAT WERE ITS IDEOLOGIES

1921, ADOLF HITLER
NATIONALISM
ANTI-COMMUNISM
ANTI-SEMITISM (ANTI JEW)
ETHNIC JEWS WERE RACIALLY SUPERIOR

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WHAT DID THE GREAT DEPRESSION CAUSE IN REGARDS TO THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT

CAUSED MILITARY TO TAKE OVER WHO WERE FAR MORE AGGRESSIVE IN THEIR APPROACH TO SOLVING ECONOMIC PROBLEMS

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WHAT YEAR DID JAPAN SIGN A TRIPARTITE PACT WHICH CEMENTED THE ALLIANCE OF AXIS POWERS ITALY GERMANY

1940

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WHEN DID JAPAN ATTACK PEARL HARBOUR

DECEMBER 7 1941

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HOW DID THE BOMBING OF PEARL HARBOUR BACKFIRE ON JAPAN

CAUSE USA, NETHERLANDS AND AUSTRALIA TO DECLARE WAR ON JAPAN
THEN GERMANY DECLARED WAR ON USA WHICH BROUGHT USA INTO THE EUROPEAN WAR

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WHY DID AUSTRALIA FEEL THREATENED BY JAPAN WHEN SINGAPORE WAS INVADED

BECAUSE SINGAPORE WAS REGARDED AS ALMSOT IMPOSSIBLE TO INVADE AND HAD A STRONG BRITISH PRESENCE WHICH MADE AUSTRALIA FEEL PROTECTED - MEANT THERE WAS NOTHING STOPPING JAPAN FROM INVADING AUSTRALIA

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WHO DID AUSTRALIA TURN TO WHEN THEY COULD NO LONGER RELY ON BRITAIN

USA

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WHEN DID JAPAN LAUNCH AN ASSAULT ON DARWIN AND HOW MANY WERE KILLED

19 FEBRUARY 1941
250 KILLED