Who wanted the harshest settlement?
What does the A in MAIN stand for
Who was in the triple entente?
France, Germany, Italy
France, Britain, Russia
France, Britain, Italy
Why was the Brest-Litovsk treaty of 1918 made?
The Russians pulled out of the war as they were dealing with their own civil war
The Germans didn't want to be friends with Russia anymore
The Russians attacked the Germans
What two concepts were Wilson's 14 points based on?
Preventing war and making money
Maintaining peace and Improving trade links
self-determination and international-cooperation
How many countries attended the Paris peace Conference?
Georges Clemenceau's main aim was to cripple Germany and get revenge.
Woodrow wilson wanted to heavily punish Germany so it was never strong enough to attack again.
The 5 main categories of the terms of the Treaty Of Versailles were War guilt, Repatriations, Territory, League of Nations and armed forces.
What were two of the restrictions put upon the German armed forces?
How much of Germany's 1914 territory was taken away?
Lloyd George was happy because England got lots of money and Empire, but was worried about revenge attacks.
Georges Clemenceau thought the treaty was too harsh
Wilson thought that the treaty was perfect.
How did Germany feel about the Treaty?
The monetary ask was too much- it would ruin the economy
They did not mind about taking on war guilt, as it was not a physical thing.
They felt vulnerable as they were allowed no airforce or tanks and only a small airforce
What were the other 4 peace settlements?
Treaty of St Germain, 1919-dealt with Austria
Treaty of Neuilly, 1919-dealt with Bulgaria
Treaty of Trianon, 1920-dealt with Hungary
Treaty of Sèvres,1920-dealt with Turkey
Treaty of Champeres, 1919-dealt with Poland
what was different about these treaties, compared to the Treaty Of Versailles?
Less harsh, negotiable, less urgent/rushed, not made by the big 3
Not as fair, more biased, more rushed
what is the message of this cartoon?
The message of the cartoon is that the peace treaty is doomed to fail, it shows a child crying, because the child will have to fight if there is another war. The child is naked, showing vulnerability and innocence. At the time this cartoon was published, the treaty of Versailles was being decided upon, and public opinion was divided.
The cartoon shows the big three, and a crying child. It is saying that they met a small crying child.