The Treaty of Versailles

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What is the armistice?
An agreement to stop fighting
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When was the armistice signed?
11 November 1918
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Who were the Allied leaders?
David Lloyd George (UK), Georges Clemenceau (France) and Woodrow Wilson (US)
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What is a diktat?
An agreement forced upon someone
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When was the Treaty of Versailles signed?
28 June 1919
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What were the terms of the Treaty of Versailles?
Germany had to pay reparations to the Allies, Germany lost all its colonies, German military forces were cut, Germany lost land and Germany had to admit 100% blame for starting the war.
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What is meant by Dolchstoss?
The stab in the back- The Treaty of Versailles was unpopular for many reasons, one being that the German people belived thay their army had never been defeated. Critics of the treaty claimed that the army had been ready to fight on
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What were the politicians who signed the Treaty of Versailles labelled in Germany?
The November Criminals
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What were the lasting effects of the treaty within Germany?
1) It weakened the popularity of the Weimar Republic (The German Government). 2) It caused lasting political unrest (See political problems). 3) It harmed Germany's economy (See economic problems)
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