Treaty of Versailles

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  • Treaty of Versailles
    • Territory
      • Alsace-Lorraine returned to France
      • Saar Coalfields under French rule for 15 years
      • Forbidden to unite with Austria and Hungary
      • Split by the Polish Corridor
      • African Colonies taken away
    • War Guilt
      • Germany was held entirely responsible for World War One breaking out
    • League of Nations
      • Germany was forbidden to join the League
    • Reparations
      • Germany had to pay £6,600 million in reparations due to destruction during the war
    • Armaments
      • Army was reduced to 100,000 men
      • Rhineland demilitarised
      • Only allowed 6 war ships
      • No conscriptions
      • No air force
    • How did people to react to the Treaty and what was the main aim?
      • German people HATED the Treaty! The Weimar politicians who signed it were nicknamed the November Criminals
      • The aim of the Treaty was to punish Germany


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