Was the Treaty of Versailles a 'Peace of Revenge'?

In this lesson you will explore the terms of the Treaty of Versailles and how Germany was punished by the winning countries of the First World War. You will start to examine what kind of peace was actually made in 1919.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.In which year did the First World War end?

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Q2.What was the Treaty of Versailles?

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Q3.Which country wanted to punish Germany the most harshly?

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Q4.Which country wanted to make sure that they had the strongest navy?

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Q5.Other than Germany, which country had over a million soldiers die in the First World War?

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Q6.Which country was the least worried about punishing Germany and really wanted long-lasting peace in Europe?

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Q7.Which of these options did NOT feature in Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.In which year did the First World War end?

1/7

Q2.What was the Treaty of Versailles?

2/7

Q3.Which country wanted to punish Germany the most harshly?

3/7

Q4.Which country wanted to make sure that they had the strongest navy?

4/7

Q5.Other than Germany, which country had over a million soldiers die in the First World War?

5/7

Q6.Which country was the least worried about punishing Germany and really wanted long-lasting peace in Europe?

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Q7.Which of these options did NOT feature in Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points?

7/7

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Was the Treaty of Versailles a 'Peace of Revenge'?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

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Q1.Which countries were the main winning countries of the First World War, also known as the 'Big Three'?

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Q2.Which country wanted to punish Germany the most harshly?

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Q3.Under the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, how many men was Germany allowed to have in her army?

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Q4.What was the name of the payments that Germany had to make as punishment for the First World War?

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Q5.Which of the statements below was NOT a term of the Treaty of Versailles?

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Q6.What did the League of Nations aim to do?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Was the Treaty of Versailles a 'Peace of Revenge'?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Which countries were the main winning countries of the First World War, also known as the 'Big Three'?

1/6

Q2.Which country wanted to punish Germany the most harshly?

2/6

Q3.Under the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, how many men was Germany allowed to have in her army?

3/6

Q4.What was the name of the payments that Germany had to make as punishment for the First World War?

4/6

Q5.Which of the statements below was NOT a term of the Treaty of Versailles?

5/6

Q6.What did the League of Nations aim to do?

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Lesson summary: Was the Treaty of Versailles a 'Peace of Revenge'?

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