The Treaty of Versailles - The key terms and lasting consequences // History GCSE Edexcel

1. What happened in the Rhineland in terms of sanctions that were imposed on Germany?

  • Allied troops occupied it and it was de-militarised
  • It was given to France
  • German people were no longer allowed to enter it
  • Nothing
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2. What does Dolchstoss mean and how did it apply to the German people?

  • Scared of other country's power - The other countries were the deciders on the terms of the treaty, the German people had no say in it, making them very scared about the future
  • Stabbed in the back - they felt that government had stabbed them in the back, firstly for surrendering despite telling the German people they were winning, and secondly, for signing the treaty
  • Alone - they felt that Germany was being kicked out of foreign affairs and so was left isolated.
  • Glad - The war was finally over and so there was hope that conditions would start improving

3. How much land was taken from Germany in the Treaty of Versailles?

  • 2,000 sq km
  • 32,000 sq km
  • 70,000 sq km
  • 30,000 sq km

4. How many German people were lost due to the territorial sanctions imposed on Germany through the treaty?

  • 21 million
  • 6 million
  • 1 million
  • 4 million

5. When was the treaty signed?

  • 22nd June 1918
  • 28th June 1919
  • 28th June 1920
  • 13th May 1919


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