The peace treaties of 1919-1923

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What were the terms of the Treaty of Versailles?
Guilt for the war, German territories, reparations, armed forces, League Of Nations
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What did Guilt for war do?
Germany accepted to starting war, outraging Germans.
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What did Armed Forces do?
Germany had to make major cuts to the army. Only 100,000 men. Conscription was banned. No aircraft, submarines or armoured vehicles. Navy only allowed six warships. The Rhineland was demilitarised.
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What is conscription?
compulsory military service in the armed forces.
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what is being demilitarised?
an area of land with no troops or weapons.
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What did reparations do to Germany?
IN 1921 they decided Germany had to pay £6,600 million, but in 1929 the young plan changed it, otherwise still in 1984 Germany would have been making reparations payments.
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What were the German Territories?
The allowed powers removed Germany's overseas colonies, they were taken over by France and Britain, know as mandates.
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What are colonies?
a country or area of land occupied or rules by another country
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What are mandates?
An official order for territory to be taken over. Mandates are often made at the end of wars or long disputes.
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What is a plebiscite?
A vote by people of a state or region on an important question, such as union with another country.
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