Glossary of European History Chapter 14, Section 5
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- British prime minister
- David Lloyd George
- French leader
- Georges Clemenceau
- an international organization to help govern world affairs
- League of Nations
- document which officially ended the war; it stated that Germany was fully to blame for the war
- Treaty of Versailles
- spread of a disease across an entire country, continent or world
- payments for war damage
- system in which a group of nations acts as one to preserve the peace of all
- collective security
- territory administered by western powers
- Describe conditions in Europe after World War I.
- Millions were dead, the land was ravaged, millions were owed in debt, and political turmoil was rampant.
- Identify three issues to be settled at the Paris Peace Conference.
- 1. reparations to be made by the losers of the war
2. boundaries of new self-determined states
3. Italy's secret agreement with the allies
- How did Woodrow Wilson's goals at the peace talks differ from those of other Allied leaders?
- he was interested in self-determination and democracy, and wanted to base the peace agreements on his Fourteen Points
- How did the peace treaties both follow and violate Wilson's principle of self-determination?
- New nations were created from the treaties, but they only applied this principle to some countries. Outside Europe, the victors conquered even more colonies.
- How might the creation of the mandate system affect the map of Africa after World War I?
- Germany's holdings in Africa were given to Britain and France, so the map would show primarily two European powers governing land in Africa
- What might Wilson have approved of in the conference, and what did he regret?
- He approved of the formation of the new self-determined states, but he disapproved of Italy's secret agreement with the Allies and the continued European colonization of African territories.
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