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June 28th, 1914

world war 1 begins

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November 11th, 1918

world war 1 ends

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June 28th, 1919

Treaty of Versailles signed

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June 28th, 1920

league of nations formed

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January 30th, 1933

Hitlers natzi party takes control of Germany

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August, 1934

Hitler declared dictator of Germany

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September 1934

world war 2 begins

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what was the international conference on germanys punishment for ww1 called?

The Paris peace conference

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who are the big three

Woodrow Wilson (america)
Georges Clemenceau (France)
David Lloyd George (Great Britain)

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conditions of the t.o.v

redrawing the boarders
loss of territory and population
economic and political sanctions
forced acceptance of guilt

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reparations of the t.o.v

all German business and property in other countries was confiscated

132 billion gold marks in reparations paid over 50 years

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military restrictions

only allowed 6 battle ships

no Air Force or submarines

army was only allowed 100,000 men

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territory

germany lost all colonies

they lost 13% of their territory and 12% of its population

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diktat meaning

is a harsh penalty or settlement imposed upon a defeated by the victor and often the defeated have no say in the punishment.

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stab in the back myth

Germany believed that the socialist had stabbed the German army in the back betraying Germany by making peace with the allies

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George clémenceau (French)

George got exactly what he wanted from Germany

George was uncompromising and had a dominating personality

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where was the Paris peace conference held

Verallises

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David Lloyd George (British)

wanted germanys navy demolished

was scared to punish Germany to harshly in fear for future revenge

he wanted to protect the future of war

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Woodrow Wilson (america)

he was against crippling Germany

he created the fourteen points which were ahead of his time

formed the league of nations

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germanys response to the treaty

They felt the German citizens were being punished for a war thaw didn't want

their pride as a nation was destroyed

economic hardship as they had to pay for other countries to be refurbished while they were in ruins

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world war 2 start and end

1939 - 1945

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world war 1 start and end

1914 - 1918

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the league of nations

was formed to prevent war and settle problems

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how many clauses was in the t.o.v

440

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what was discussed at the Paris peace conference

who was to blame and how should they be punished

who should pay for the cost of repairs of damage caused by the war

what should happen to the land and colonies of the defeated nations

what should be done to prevent wars

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may 1919

the treaty was finished

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what happened if Germany didn't accept the diktat

the allies threatened to invade Germany if they did not accept the peace treaty

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dictatorship

A dictator is a political leader who possesses absolute power. A dictatorship is a state ruled by one dictator

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how long did the Paris peace conference take // t.ov

5 months

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armistice

signed at 11 on the 11 of November 18

an agreement between opposing sides in a war to temporarily cease hostilities