Category Archives: END OF WWI

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Versailles Treaty

Category : END OF WWI

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  • After the WWI ended, 32 nations who participated in the war came to Versailles on January 18th 1919 to hold the Paris Peace Conference. Countries in the Central Power weren’t invited because they lost for the war. Russia was also not there because it was having civil war between the communist government and the provisional government.
  • S. delegate Woodrow Wilson listed fourteen points to establish fair and for a long period of peace:
    • This is the fourteen points Wilson made, if you want to have a look, please click into this link. http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/fourteen_points.shtml
    • However, France and British disagreed with Wilson’s fourteen points that they wanted to punish Germany and ensure Germany wont have ability to start wars.
    • After discussing for six months, Treaty of Paris (Treaty of Versailles) was signed on June 28th

th-6(If you want to have a look at the primary document of Versailles Treaty please click into this link.http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/versailles.htm)

  • Because of the treaty, Germany lost their territories and paid reparations to the Alliance under total blame. Also, there were restrictions on military forces for Germany.
  • The Treaty of Versailles was unfair to most of the nations especially Germany so most of them were unsatisfied with the treaty.

 


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Armistice

Category : END OF WWI

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  • Germany was in the alliance with Turkey and Austria-Hungary, which was called the Central Powers. As the war kept lasting, the Central Powers’ military power was way less then the beginning. In contrast, with the help of U.S. the Allies had fresh troops and new weaponries.
  • Turkey signed an armistice at the end of October, Austria-Hungary followed on November 3 because they knew that their army needed a rest and they had no more power to fight any longer (Armistice – The End of World War I).
  • Germany without the help from Turkey and Austria-Hungary couldn’t fight with the Allies for any longer so it soon decided to sign armistice with the Allies.
  • On December 11th 1918, the Allies and the Central Power signed armistice to stop the war in Paris.
  • At 11o’clock December 11th 1918, the First World War One ended.Armistice-headline

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Russian Revolution

Category : END OF WWI

Russian RevolutionRussian had over 8 million casualties during the war, which caused a huge decrease on population of Russian.

Kronstadt demonstration 1917

  • Although women were also put to work in factories, Russian was unable to produce enough weapons for the War since most of the soldiers were put into the war.
  • The rule of Russian, Czar Nicolas II relied too much on his wife Alexandra that he rarely made his own decisions.
  • The Russian people were fractious, dissatisfied and eager for change (worldwar1, com).
  • March Revolution
    • Women have worked to much to produce staffs for the war that they didn’t get time to rest so they were very dissatisfied with that.
    • About 10000 women in the worker class met in the city of Petro demanding peace and bread and as more people were joining there was a serious situation that nobody was working in the factories to produce weapons for the war (Spielvogel, Glencoe World History).russian_revolution_october_1917_vladimir_ilyich_lenin_ulyanov_1870_1924_russian_revolutionary
  • The legislative government Duma eventually urged Czar Nicolas II to step down and formed the provisional government. However most people were dissatisfied with the new government and they were supporting the soviets council, which was composed by mainly workers.
  • Later, the Bolsheviks under V. I. Lenin’s control stood out. Because they promised citizens that they would provide them peace, land and bread, the Russian people were content with this government so Bolsheviks successfully gained supports from Russian people.
  • Lenin took over the government and get Russia out of the WWI. The Russian government changed to communist.

 

 


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