Some Key Ideas/Innovations The Convoy System Mechanized Warfare The Selective Service Act Trench Warfare (Last Lesson)
Germany Quits Why did the Kaiser abdicate?
Section 3 You are responsible for this on your own!!
After the war President Wilson had a plan for peace called
The Fourteen Points 1. No more secret treaties. 2. Maintain freedom of the seas. 3. Lower tariffs to foster free trade. 4. Reduce arms to a level consistent with domestic safety 5. Countries should consider the needs of their colonies. 6. Create a League of Nations. Forum for solving problems
Read the Allies reaction to the Fourteen Points on page 418.
The Treaty of Versailles Created 9 new countries from land that once belonged to Germany, Austria-Hungary and Russia. Gave the Ottoman Empire to France and England. Demilitarized Germany No air force Small Army- 100,000 Tiny Navy Reparations- Germany had to pay $33 Billion,
The Treaty of Versailles War Guilt Clause Germany had to assume all responsibility for the war. Other Weaknesses Humiliated Germany Ignored the new government in USSR/Russia Created global instability Colonial holdings of Germany