Students will compare Wilson's Fourteen Points to the Treaty of Versailles that officially ended World War One. Both are provided in simplified terms.Key words: WWI, German Reparations, graphic organizer, compare and contrast
The Treaty of Versailles was a peace settlement that ended WW1 with Germany to blame. This political cartoon shows an embarrassed and angry German crawling out of the Treaty of Versailles. This implies that putting all the blame on Germany did not accomplish much but angered the Germans, which eventually led to the start of WW2 by the forming of NAZI's as shown on the helmet.
6.28.1919 - The peace Treaty of Versailles was signed at the end of WWI, ending the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers five years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The other Central Powers on the German side of WWI were dealt with in separate treaties. The armistice signed on 11.11.1918, ended the actual fighting, but it took six months of negotiations at the Paris Peace Conference to conclude the peace treaty.
What You Need to Know About the Treaty That Ended WWI: British Prime Minister David Lloyd George (left), French Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau (center), and American President Woodrow Wilson (right) on their way to the Versailles Peace Conference.
This is a Political cartoon about the Treaty of Versailles, which was signed on June 28, 1919. The food and chairs looks dangerous and there are handcuffs on the table. The German politicians look worried and suspicious because they were threatened by the French military to sign the Treaty. They weren't sure if they were making the right decision.