This is an excellent 6 page handout dealing with the Treaty of Versailles and Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points after the end of World War One (WWI). The handout includes an overview of the main points of both the Treaty of Versailles and Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points for students to consider in their analysis. As well, the handout contains a Venn diagram that requires students to compare the similarities and differences between the main points of the Treaty of Versailles and Woodrow Wilson's 14…
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.
What You Need to Know About the Treaty That Ended WWI
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.
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.