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1

Human cost

9 mill soldiers died; "lost gen" in Britain; 20% of ages 20-40 dead in France. Civilians targeted and millions died from famine and disease.

2

Economic Consequences (Britain)

Britain - 34 billion lost; never gained pre-war international financial dominance; in debt.

3

Economic Consequences (3)

1. dramatic decline in manufacturing output
2. loss of trade and foreign investments
3. multiple powers in deep debt

4

Political Consequences (Germany)

revolution broke out against the old regime; sailors took over Kiel; socialist republic declared in Bavaria; Kaiser fled to Holland in 1918

5

Political Consequences (Russia)

Bolsheviks took power and attempted to establish a dictatorship; resulting in a civil war that lasted until 1920

6

Political Consequences (Habsburg)

Habsburg Empire disintegrated; monarchy collapse; republic declared; Austria-Hungary split into 2 separate states

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Political Consequences (Turkey)

Collapse of Sultanate; left Central/East Europe in turmoil; fear of revolutionary politics

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Impact in America

world's leading economy; industries more successful than European competitors; mechanization and development of plastics; concern that America might be dragged into other European issues

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Impact in Japan/China

J - presented Japan with opportunities for territorial expansion; seized German holdings and islands; hoped to hold onto economic and political gains against China. C - entitled to send delegates to the Versailles Conference; wanted a release from Japanese demands