Presentation on theme: "Important Peace Treaties from European History.. What was the Peace Treaty that established Catholic and Lutheran religions in Germany according to ruler."— Presentation transcript:
This peace established that the rulers religion sets the religion for that area. It also made clear that any ruler who converted to Lutheranism was not allowed to then make his region Lutheran. This was a great victory for Protestants! It was official recognition of the newly arrived Lutheran church But, it would make German more fragmented.
Continued terms of Augsburg (1555) but with Calvinism added to Lutheranism as officially accepted religions. The extensive Holy Roman Empire was dissolved the Dutch and Swiss were now separate, Lorraine went to France, territory went to Sweden. The mouth of the Rhine was now controlled by Dutch. The Treaty maintained independence and Sovereignty of 300 separate German States. Germany was fragmented and wrecked by the war. This was the last great war over religious issues.
The Victors are those who allied against Louis XIVs armies. Spains dominions are broken up and dispersed: Gibraltar and Minorca (island) goes to British. Sardinia goes from Spain to Italy (Piedmont) The Spanish Netherlands (todays Belgium) goes to the Austrian Netherlands. Spain does retain South America. In Canada, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia go to Britain. British greatest winners at the treaty.
Britain also signed separate agreements with France, Spain, and the Netherlands which had been negotiated earlier.France SpainNetherlands The colonies of East and West Florida were ceded to Spain, and Spain also reclaimed the island of Minorca, while the Bahamas Islands and St. Kitts were returned to Britain.EastWest FloridaMinorcaBahamas IslandsSt. Kitts The treaty with France largely reinforced earlier treaties, guaranteeing fishing rights off Newfoundland.Newfoundland
British retain possessions and make significant gains in India. Holland and Belgium united into Netherlands to form barrier against France Prussia takes left side of Rhine river to stop France aggression. Bourbons restored to thrones of France and Spain. German nationalism was ignored. New Poland is created under Alexander of Russia.
Lenin promises Peace, Land and Bread and wants to end the War to consolidate Bolshevik power. Russia gives up Poland, Ukraine, Finland and the Baltic Provinces. Lenin believes that Germany will eventually be defeated and they will get some of the land back. With this peace agreement, Germany sends its soldiers to the Western Front to continue fighting against the Americans who arrived in May 1917.
Wilsons fourteen points seen as idealistic Alsace Lorraine returned to France. Germany cannot have troops in Rhineland Germany loses all its colonies in Africa and Indonesia. War damages to be paid to France and Belgium. Germany forced to give up fleet, merchant marine ships, make coal deliveries, and give up all property owned by German citizens abroad. Germany must sign a war guilt clause accepting responsibility for the war. New independent staes of Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia. A cordon sanitaire is created to buffer Europe from the newly communist Russia.
Germany divided into zones of occupation by British, French, Americans and Russia Germany disarmed and de-militarized. De-nazification process and war trials to be held Reparations from Germany to all zones, but additional reparations to be given to Russia from the three Western Zones. Cold War begins.
Founding treaties Three pillars Pillar I: European CommunityEuropean Community Pillar II: Common Foreign and Sec. PolicyCommon Foreign and Sec. Policy Pillar III: Police and Judicial CooperationPolice and Judicial Cooperation Judiciary Court of Justice Court of First Instance Civil Service Tribunal Patent Tribunal Advisory bodies Economic and Social Committee Committee of the Regions Financial bodies European Central Bank European Investment Bank European Investment Fund Decentralised bodies Agencies of the EU Law Acquis communautaire Procedure Treaties RegulationsRegulations - Directives - DecisionsDirectivesDecisions RecommendationsRecommendations - OpinionsOpinions European integrationEuropean integration is at present based on four founding treaties:founding The Treaty of Paris, establishing the European Coal and Steel Community, which was signed on 18 April 1951, entered into force on 23 July 1952.Treaty of Paris European Coal and Steel Communitysigned1951entered into force23 July1952
The Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom ) European Atomic Energy CommunityEuratom
Also, the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community (EEC), which was signed - along with the Euratom Treaty - in Rome on 25 March 1957, and entered into force on 1 January 1958. European Economic CommunityEECRome25 March19571 January1958 These two Treaties are often referred to as the "Treaties of Rome.
The Treaty on European Union, signed in Maastricht on 7 February 1992, entered into force on 1 November 1993. It changed the name of the European Economic Community to simply "the European CommunityTreaty on European UnionMaastricht7 February19921 November 1993European Economic Community European Community This is the Treaty that set the goal of a common currency.