Nazi Germany - Treaty of Versailles

What were the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, and how did they affect Germany? A range of questions to help you learn the key facts.

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What four features did the Treaty of Versailles contain? Hint: L.A.M.B.
Land, Army, Money, Blame
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What percentage of its land was taken from Germany?
13%
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On the land lost, what did Germany have that was vital for industry?
Coal, raw materials, mines.
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How many sections was Germany split into?
2
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Why was Germany split?
To allow Poland access to the sea (the Polish Corridor)
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Where were German troops forbidden entry to, and why?
The Rhineland, because it was a demilitarised area.
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What happened to Germany's oversea colonies?
They were given to the Allies.
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What was Germany blamed for according the the treaty?
The whole war
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Due to Germany taking the blame, what could the Allies now recieve from them?
Compensation for the damage caused by the war.
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What was the German army reduced to, and what was it previously?
Reduced to 100,000. Was previously 1.75 million.
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What was the German navy reduced to?
15,000.
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How many battleships were Germany allowed?
6
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Was Germany allowed an airforce?
No
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Was Germany allowed to use tanks?
No
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Was Germany allowed to own any submarines?
No
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To which 2 countries did Germany have to pay reparations?
France and Belgium
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In 1921, what were te reparations set at?
£6600 million.
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Why did Germany struggle to pay the reparations?
They were already bankrupt, and people were starving.
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Why were people living in Germany's "lost land" unhappy?
They now technically lived in foreign countries
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Why was Germany so bitter about losing so much of their army?
No other country was disarmed, so they believed it to be unfair
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What percentage of its land was taken from Germany?

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13%

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On the land lost, what did Germany have that was vital for industry?

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How many sections was Germany split into?

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Why was Germany split?

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