8 Raymond Poincaré & the Conservative Right He sent French troops into the Ruhr in 1923.Pushed for large-scale infrastructure reconstruction programs [counting on German reparations to pay for them].After :New taxes & tightened tax collections.Drastic decline in govt. spending that stabilized the franc [the threat of runaway inflation was avoided!]
9 cost of building defenses against Germany Problems in Interwar FranceSevere economic problemsinflationwar debtcost of building defenses against Germany
11 Austin Chamberlain (Br.) Locarno Pact: 1925Austin Chamberlain (Br.)Gustave Stresemann (Ger.)Aristide Briand (Fr.)Guaranteed the common boundaries of Belgium, France, and Germany as specified in the Treaty of Versailles of 1919.Germany signed treaties with Poland and Czechoslovakia, agreeing to change the eastern borders of Germany by arbitration only.
18 1926 General Strike Trades Disputes Act (1927): All general or sympathy strikes were illegal.It forbade unions from raising money for political purposes.
19 Irish Questions Easter Rising 1916 Michael Collins -Irish nationalist Sinn Fein - Irish nationalist party. Their military branch was the Irish Republican Army (IRA)1922 Irish Free State - Northern Protestant counties remain w England.- Catholic Southern counties become Republic of IrelandMany still want one united country
24 The Pillars of Society (1926) George GroszThe Pillars of Society (1926)DaDa
25 Picasso Studio with Plaster Head  Cubism
26 Guernica by Pablo Picasso 1937 This monumental work has eclipsed the bounds of a single time and place, becoming a perpetual reminder of the tragedies of war, an anti-war symbol, and an embodiment of peace.
27 Georges Braque Still Life LeJeur  Cubism
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