Flashcards in Long Term Memory Deck (60)
When was the armistice which ended WW1 signed?
November 11, 1918
Who were the leaders of the big three?
Lloyd George, Georges Clemenceau and Woodrow Wilson
Why did France want a harsh treaty for Germany?
Because much of France had been destroyed by Germany in the war.
How did Clemenceau and Lloyd George disagree over reparations and German armament?
Lloyd George didn’t want too harsh a treaty for Germany so that Germany wouldn’t seek revenge on them.
What does diktat mean?
When was the treaty of Versailles signed?
28th June 1919
Why did the Russian Revolution in 1917 worry the big three?
They were terrified of the threat of communism on and hoped to use Germany as a buffer against communism.
Name three territories Germany lost
Togoland, polish corridor, Alsace Lorraine
How much coal and steel did Germany lose?
What were reparations set at in 1921?
What union between Germany and Austria was forbidden?
What was article 231?
War guilt clause
Which treaty dealt with turkey?
Treaty of Sevrés
What was the Kaiser trying to achieve through his policy of Weltpolitik?
To make Germany a global power.
What was Germany allowed to join after signing the Locarno Treaty in 1925?
The League of Nations
Who became the new socialist leader of Germany after World war 1
When did Germany stop paying reparations?
December of 1922
How did traditional Germans react to the cultural changes in Germany between 1924 and 1928?
They didn’t agree with the amount of change in modern culture and wanted things to stay as they were.
In which year was the reparations figure set?
Name one group of people who were badly affected by hyperinflation.
By 1913, Germany was a strong industrial nation producing lots of what?
Coal and steel
Who is the politician most associated with the Weimar recovery between 1924 and 1928
Name the three main events in the year of crisis- 1923.
Invasion of the Ruhr, hyperinflation and the Munich putsch
What was article 48 of the Weimar constitution?
It gave the chancellor full power in times of emergency.
Which countries invaded the Ruhr in 1923?
France and Belgium
Whilst in prison for the Munich Putsch what did Hitler decide about his attempt to gain power in Germany?
To be more democratic in his attempt to gain power?
Name one problem caused by proportional representation.
No quick decision making in government.
What was the name of the plan that led America lending money to Germany in 1924?
The Young plan
Which group supported Dr Wolfgang Kapp in his attempted Putsch in 1920