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
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.
World War I Hitler vs Treaty of Versailles Primary Source Analysis (WWI or WWII)
World War I Hitler vs Treaty of Versailles Primary Source Analysis takes students to Germany 1923. Students analyze Hitler’s speech on the Treaty of Versailles and learn treaty’s affects on the German people as well as its contribution to Hitler and birth of World War II . Some knowledge of the Treaty of Versailles is required for the understanding of this document. For younger students however, a teacher's guidance is suggested.
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…
Wilson's 14 Points and Treaty Of Versailles Comparison
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
World War Two - Hitler's Speech on the Treaty of Versailles - Source Analysis
This 5 page World War Two (WWII) document contains the transcript of a speech by Hitler in regards to how he felt about the Treaty of Versailles and how it impacted Germany. The speech is brief but engaging and will give your students a great insight into how Hitler, and many Germans, felt about the Treaty of Versailles and the extent to which the Treaty of Versailles was a cause of World War Two (WWII).