The Munich Agreement and Conference

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When was the Munich Agreement?
30th September 1938
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How many powers were invited to the conference and who?
4- Chamberlain from Britain, Mussolini from Italy, Hitler from Germany and Daladier from France,
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What two countries weren't invited which will change their future actions?
Russia and Czechoslovakia,
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What was agreed?
That Hitler could have the Sudetenland which Benes was forced to agree to but B and F would guarantee the rest of Czechoslovakia's borders,
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After the agreement, what two countries met secretly and what was signed between them?
Britain and France and they agreed to never go to war with one another again and consultations would solve all future disputes,
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When did Chamberlain return to Britain holding this agreement and what was it desribed as?
On the 1st October when Chamberlain walked from his aeroplane holding a 'scrap of paper' in his hand,
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How did the USSR feel about not being invited?
They are upset as they were excluded so also feel lonely and ignored as B and F have refused to make dealings after the revolution. They feel vulnerable as G is allowed to expand East,
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How did Czechoslovakia feel about no being invited?
They feel betrayed by F and B as they have been forced to give up the Sudetenland. They feel vulnerable as they have lost their defences to Germany,
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How did France feel?
They have been forced to support the agreement and are concerned about the expansion of G and its increasing power. She is glad war has been avoided and she is expanding to the East away from France,
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How did Britain feel?
They are mainly happy as war has been avoided but they begin to re-arm in case as they are not totally convinced. They feel successful as they have stopped war but others think she has acted in self-interest,
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What is the importance of the Munich Agreement?
-Hitler gains the Sudetenland without fighting, Cz feels betrayed, -Peace has been maintained by B, -Cz has lost its defensive frontier so is vulnerable, -Britain speeds up re-armament, -USSR feels betrayed and lonely, -G gained resources and mineral
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