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Chapter 18: Section 4

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What did the Treaty of Versailles force Germany to do? (3)
-disarm its military forces
-pay reparations to the allied countries
-accept full responsibility for starting the war
reparations
payments for damages and expenses caused by the war
group that supported the immediate ratification of Fourteen Points
democrats
group that wanted no part of the treaty or its ratification
irreconcilables
those who would ratify 14 Points if a few changes were made
reservationists
Senator from Massachusetts, lead the group against the ratification of the treaty
Henry Cabot Lodge
What were the political impacts of the WW1
-it led to the overthrow of monarchies in Russia, Austria-Hungary, and Turkey
-contributed to the rise of the Bolsheviks in Russia in 1917
-It fanned the flames of revolts against colonialism in the Middle East and Asia
What were the economic impacts of WW1
-WW1 devastated European economies, giving the US the economic lead
-The US still faced problems such as inflation which left people struggling to afford things
-Farmers, whose goods were less in demand than during the war, were hit hard
What were the social impacts of WW1
-The war killed 14 million people and left 7 million men disabled
-The war drew more than a million women into the US workforce, which helped them pass the 19th Amendment
-It encouraged African Americans to move to northern cities for factory work
What did the Treaty of Versailles and 14 points have in common?
-limiting Germany's military
-Germany and Austria forbidden to unite, Germany had to cede land to other nations and surrender all colonies to the League of Nation
-Germany held responsible and had to pay for War
-established League of Nations, but US didn't join