World War I Consequences and Results: Russia and Germany Mary Ann Wilson Midland Valley High School Global Studies Honors Grade 9-10 Aftermath of World War I: Consequences Social : almost 10 million soldiers were killed and over 20 million are wounded
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Consequences and Results: Russia and Germany
Mary Ann Wilson
Midland Valley High School
Global Studies Honors
1. Germany’s financial responsibility for the war.
a. War Guilt Clause (moral responsibility)
2. Exclusion from the League of Nations
3. loss of territory (Alsace and Lorraine in particular)
a. creation of the Rhineland
b. The Sudetenland goes to Czechoslovakia
c. Territories given to Denmark, Poland, and Belgium
4. Separation of Austria and Germany
5. Limitation of German armies (100,000 volunteer troops), no air force, u-boats and only 6 battleships
The United States Contribution:
Conditions of Treaty
“Vrangel still alive. Rest him without mercy”
Result of 5 Year Plans
Hard Work of Peasant
The Weimar Republic:
Points of book:
a. going to sway the people with propaganda
b. going to free them from the constraints of the Treaty of Versailles
c. the Jews, Communists, and Liberals caused the war and should be removed
a. censor mail
b. suspend rights of assembly
c. press is no longer free.
July 10, 2007.
Columbus, OH: McGraw Hill, 2005.
All images were taken from the following websites. They were taken during the dates of April-July of 2007.
a. Break class into separate groups: Czarist Russia, Bolshevik Russia, Germany, Bulgaria, the Ottoman Empire, and Austria-Hungary.
b. With the five separate sections, create groups of 4-5 (the actual number of groups will vary, depending on the class size.)
c. Give each nation group a fact sheet of the treaty demands and have each group discuss the pros and cons of the treaty as these demands pertain to their country.
d. Divide the groups again, choosing one from each group until you have remixed the groups into multi-national councils. Have these new councils negotiate the peace treaty.
e. When completed with negotiations, have the students compare their results with the actual treaty and explain why their treaty was different or the same.
Included throughout the power point are a variety of different propaganda posters used by the Soviet Union and Germany during the 1920’s and 1930’s. Using the attached critique sheet of a poster, have the students analyze these posters and then compare them to those used before and during World War I.