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1 The End of WWI Terms of the Armistice & Wilsons Fourteen Points

2 Armistice - a state of peace agreed between opponents so they can discuss peace terms Signed in Marshall Fochs private railway car Signed in Marshall Fochs private railway car 11a.m. November 11, 1918. http://stevenlehrer.com/compiegne.htm

3 Germany was to… 1. Withdraw all German troops behind the Rhine River in France 2. Establish a 6 mile neutral zone between France and Germany 3. Surrender all military equipment and naval fleet http://images.google.com/images?svnum=10&hl=en&lr=&q=soldiers+marching

4 Germany was to… 4. Treaty forced on Russia had to be renounced 5. Return all prisoners of war 6. Pay for all damage done during the war http://images.google.com/images?svnum=10&hl=en&lr=&q=prisoners+of+world+war+one

5 Germany accepted the terms for two reasons A) Allied forces would have completely taken over Germany and continued the war B) Believed that the Armistice terms would be modified or changed to Wilsons 14 Points http://www.psywarrior.com/GermanSurrender2.jpg

6 Wilsons Fourteen Points http://www2.arts.gla.ac.uk/CAS/images/sem4/wilson.jpg

7 Fourteen Points 1. Nations should engage in open treaties with each other 2. There should be freedom of the seas for all 3. Remove economic trade barriers http://www.eteichertfineprints.com/index_files/The-Freedom-of-the-Seas-(US.jpg

8 Fourteen Points 4. Reduction of arms/military to the lowest point needed for national security 5. Colonial policies of imperialist nations should take into consideration the colonial peoples interests 6-13. Dealt with land distribution and country boundaries http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/photos/images/ww102.jpg

9 Fourteen Points 14. Called for an association of nations from around the world that can discuss and settle disputes League of Nations http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/af/1920assemb.jpg/250px-1920assemb.jpg

10 Treaty of Versailles The Big Four http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/year9links/riseofhitler/versailles.jpg

11 Woodrow Wilson Nation: United States Nation: United States Goals: World Peace, 14 Points, League of Nations Goals: World Peace, 14 Points, League of Nations Outcome: Compromised 14 Points to save the League of Nations Outcome: Compromised 14 Points to save the League of Nations http://memory.loc.gov/pnp/cph/3a20000/3a23000/3a23800/3a23818v.jpg

12 David Lloyd-George Nation: Great Britain Nation: Great Britain Goals: Make Germany Pay for the War Goals: Make Germany Pay for the War Outcome: Forced Germany to sign war-guilt clause, give up territory and pay war debt to allies Outcome: Forced Germany to sign war-guilt clause, give up territory and pay war debt to allies http://richmondthenandnow.com/Images/Famous-Visitors/David-Lloyd-George-big.jpg

13 Georges Clemenceau Nation: France Nation: France Goals: Wanted territory, concerned about the future security of France Goals: Wanted territory, concerned about the future security of France Outcome: Took back Alsace Lorraine, and took Saar Basin from Germany Outcome: Took back Alsace Lorraine, and took Saar Basin from Germany http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/comment/Statesmen/images/Martin23.jpg

14 Vittorio Orlando Nation: Italy Nation: Italy Goals: Wanted territory Goals: Wanted territory Outcome: Demands were ignored and went home to Italy Outcome: Demands were ignored and went home to Italy http://www.gwpda.org/photos/bin07/imag0640.jpg

15 Armistice Celebrations in Paris

16 The Good that Came Out of WWI The war made America a WORLD POWER The war made America a WORLD POWER Open Seas & Open Trade for all Open Seas & Open Trade for all League of Nations creates peace talks before war League of Nations creates peace talks before war Women and African Americans in the U.S. gained more respect Women and African Americans in the U.S. gained more respect Nationalism and pride in countries land and customs Nationalism and pride in countries land and customs Gave many countries around the world independence Gave many countries around the world independence Death to 10 million soldiers, ? civilians Death to 10 million soldiers, ? civilians Germany=Weimar Republic Germany=Weimar Republic Treaty of Versailles was too harsh and paved the way to WWII Treaty of Versailles was too harsh and paved the way to WWII Weapons of mass destruction were invented Weapons of mass destruction were invented Flu Epidemic kills 20 million people Flu Epidemic kills 20 million people Made Russia a Communist Country Made Russia a Communist Country Appeal of Socialist ideas, particularly outside of Europe Appeal of Socialist ideas, particularly outside of Europe Foundations for Islamic terrorism. Foundations for Islamic terrorism. The BAD that Came Out of WWI


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