UNIT 2: PEACEMAKING 1918-1919 AND THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS
- War indemnity: A sum of money that a country is forced to pay if it is defeated by war.
- Self-determination: The right of all people to decide which country they will be ruled by.
- Plebiscite: A vote by the people on a question of national importance.
- Mandate: The power to rule a country granted by the League in preparation for self-government.
- Conscription: Conscription means compulsory enrolment in the military for a definite or indefinite period of service. Many countries nowadays made conscription compulsory for young men and women for a definite period, usually 1 or 2 years.
- Reparations: Compensation to be paid by the defeated…
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