treaty of versailles

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land
Germany lost 10% of its land.In all, Germany lost 10% of its land, 12% of its population, 16% of its coalfields and half its iron and steel industry. Germany had less land, fewer people, less taxes and less power.
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army
The Rhineland had to be de-militarised. This weakened the Germans.The Treaty restricted the Germans’ armed forces to only 100,000 men in the army, no submarines or aeroplanes, and only six battleships.
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money
Germany had to pay for all the damage of the war – a sum eventually set at £6,600 million – in instalments, until 1984. This ruined Germany’s economy, damaged by the war, and led to the hyperinflation of 1923.
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blame
Since Germany lost, it was fair to blame Germany for the war. So one way to view this war is: Germany turned a local conflict between Austria-Hungary and Russia into a world war. Consequently, Germany is the responsible party here.
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Treaty Of Versailles
The Treaty of Versailles was the Peace Settlement between the Allies and Germany at the end of the First World War.
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The Rhineland had to be de-militarised. This weakened the Germans.The Treaty restricted the Germans’ armed forces to only 100,000 men in the army, no submarines or aeroplanes, and only six battleships.

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army

Card 3

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Germany had to pay for all the damage of the war – a sum eventually set at £6,600 million – in instalments, until 1984. This ruined Germany’s economy, damaged by the war, and led to the hyperinflation of 1923.

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Since Germany lost, it was fair to blame Germany for the war. So one way to view this war is: Germany turned a local conflict between Austria-Hungary and Russia into a world war. Consequently, Germany is the responsible party here.

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Card 5

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The Treaty of Versailles was the Peace Settlement between the Allies and Germany at the end of the First World War.

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