The impact of the Versailles settlement on Germany

Name three terms of the Treaty of Versailles.
Lost 13% of German territory, army limited to 100,00 men, Germany had to pay £6.6 billion in reparations
1 of 10
Why were most Germans against Wilson's Fourteen Points?
Self-determination wasn't given to Germany - many non-Germans made to live outside country
2 of 10
Why were most Germans angry about the level of reparations?
They felt they were too high + would cripple German economy
3 of 10
Why did the signing of the ToV cause a political crisis in Germany?
Schiedmann and ministers reject Treaty but majority of cabinet believe Germany had no choice but to sign
4 of 10
How did the pro-Republican parties react to the Treaty?
SPD + allies afraid of consequencs of signing, asked main opponents to state those doing so weren't unpatriotic
5 of 10
What did the pro-republican parties believe was the best course of action in sgining the Treaty?
Outwardly complying w/ terms whilst negotiating modifications - "policy of fulfillment"
6 of 10
How did German nationalists respond to the ToV?
Led to them joining groups to overthrow the Republic
7 of 10
How did Britain react to the ToV?
Public = satisfied @ loss of Ger. naval fleet, Lloyd George wanted Ger. strong enough to resist USSR
8 of 10
How did France react to the ToV?
Many thought it was too lenient, Clemencaeu blamed + loses @ next election
9 of 10
How did the USA react to the ToV?
Believed it was too harsh + used to enrich G.B + Fr.
10 of 10

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Why were most Germans against Wilson's Fourteen Points?

Back

Self-determination wasn't given to Germany - many non-Germans made to live outside country

Card 3

Front

Why were most Germans angry about the level of reparations?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Why did the signing of the ToV cause a political crisis in Germany?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

How did the pro-Republican parties react to the Treaty?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945 resources »