The Treaty of Versailles: Remember it, Test it!

The Treaty of Versailles: Remember it, Test it!

Remember It!

Test *The Aims of the Leaders at Versailles.

*Aims of Clemencau (France).

*Aims of Lloyd George (Britain).

*Aims of Woodrow Wilson (USA) and his Fourteen Points.

*Germany having no say in the Treaty’s terms.

*The Terms of the Treaty.


*German loss of territories.

*Demilitarization of the Rhineland.

*War guilt clause.

*Germany’s objections to these terms.

*Criticisms of the Treaty from some figures in GB and USA.

*France’s objections to the Treaty.

*The main features of the League of Nations.

*The Assembly, the Council, the Permanent Court of Justice, the Committees.

*Powers to make sanctions.

*Members and non-members of the League.

*Non-membership of the USA and Germany.

GCSE History Revsion - Wilson and League of Nations Dove*Departures of Germany, Italy, Japan.

*The Key Failures of the League.

*Manchurian Crisis, 1931-1933.

*Abyssinian crisis, 1935-1936.

*The (Minor) Successes of the League.

*Repatriation of prisoners.

*Minor border disputes.

*Combatting slavery.

*Committees related to labour and health.


Test it!

Explain how the Treaty of Versailles attempted to restrict Germany’s military power.

Was Lloyd-George’s main aim to punish Germany or create peace?

What were France’s aims at the Versailles negotiations?

Describe the main bodies of the League of Nations

Which parts of the Treaty of Versailles most enraged the German people?

Did the Treaty of Versailles create conditions for peace or for war?

What were the main weaknesses of the League of Nations?

Why didn’t the United States join the League of Nations?

Describe the events of the Manchuria crisis and explain their consequences

Which of the Manchurian Crisis and the Abyssinia Crisis was more damaging to the League of Nations?

Was the League of Nations a complete failure?

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