Presentation on theme: "“Terms of the Armistice” & Wilson’s Fourteen Points"— Presentation transcript:
1“Terms of the Armistice” & Wilson’s Fourteen Points The End of WWI“Terms of the Armistice” & Wilson’s Fourteen Points
2Signed in Marshall Foch’s private railway car Armistice - a state of peace agreed between opponents so they can discuss peace termsSigned in Marshall Foch’s private railway car11a.m. November 11, 1918.
3Germany was to…1. Withdraw all German troops behind the Rhine River in France2. Establish a 6 mile neutral zone between France and Germany3. Surrender all military equipment and naval fleet
4Germany was to… 4. Treaty forced on Russia had to be renounced 5. Return all prisoners of war6. Pay for all damage done during the war
5Germany accepted the terms for two reasons A) Allied forces would have completely taken over Germany and continued the warB) Believed that the Armistice terms would be modified or changed to Wilson’s 14 Points
7Fourteen Points1. Nations should engage in open treaties with each other2. There should be freedom of the seas for all3. Remove economic trade barriers
8Fourteen Points4. Reduction of arms/military to the lowest point needed for national security5. Colonial policies of imperialist nations should take into consideration the colonial peoples interests6-13. Dealt with land distribution and country boundaries
9Fourteen Points14. Called for an “association of nations” from around the world that can discuss and settle disputesLeague of Nations
16The “Good” that Came Out of WWI The “BAD” that Came Out of WWIThe war made America a WORLD POWEROpen Seas & Open Trade for allLeague of Nations creates peace talks before warWomen and African Americans in the U.S. gained more respectNationalism and pride in countries land and customsGave many countries around the world independenceDeath to 10 million soldiers, ? civiliansGermany=Weimar RepublicTreaty of Versailles was too harsh and paved the way to WWIIWeapons of mass destruction were inventedFlu Epidemic kills 20 million peopleMade Russia a Communist CountryAppeal of Socialist ideas, particularly outside of EuropeFoundations for Islamic terrorism.