Presentation on theme: "The Treaty of Versailles. 8.5 million soldiers killed, 21 million wounded “The Lost Generation” Cost of war $338 billion dollars Entire villages."— Presentation transcript:
Russia- dealing with revolution Germany or any of the Central Powers
Wilson’s Fourteen Points Meant to establish a lasting peace in the world Self-determination: allowing people to decide for themselves under what government they wished to live League of Nations: create an organization that could peacefully negotiate world conflicts
France, Great Britain and Italy want punish Germany- why?
“Peace built on quicksand” Leaves Germany extremely bitter and angry Other Allied Powers i.e. Italy and Japan upset that they did not receive more territory United States refuses to ratify treaty Does not join the League of Nations, return to isolationism, stay out of European affairs