Presentation on theme: "A Peace of Justice vs. a Peace of Vengeance?"— Presentation transcript:
1 A Peace of Justice vs. a Peace of Vengeance? Treaty of VersaillesA Peace of Justice vs. a Peace of Vengeance?The American President Woodrow Wilson’s goals for peacewere expressed as his Fourteen Points including:A just peaceSelf-determination of nationsA League of Nations
2 Who attended? And Who did not? The Big FourBritain: Prime Minister Davis Lloyd GeorgeFrance: Premier George ClemenceauItaly: Premier Vittorio OrlandoU. S.: President Woodrow WilsonRussia was not allowedto attend.
3 Provisions of the Treaty German War GuiltReparations = $5 billion in two years by 1921 the total was set at $ 33 billionGermany to abolish conscription, to have no reserve forces, and forbidden to manufacture major military equipmentAll colonies became mandates of Britain, Japan, Australia, N.Z., and the League of Nations
4 Provisions regarding France and its future security Return of Alsace-Lorrainedemilitarization of Germany’s Rhineland territory with Allied occupation15 year administration of Saar Valley by the League of Nations, then plebiscite in Saar Valley
10 Additional Post-War Treaty Agreements Austria lost Tyrol to Italy andHungary became independentAustria and Germany are tonever unite.Czechoslovakia is created.Yugoslavia is created.Latvia, Lithuania and Estoniaare recognized asindependent nations.