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HOW IT AFFECTED CANADA AND THE WORLD. TREATY OF VERSAILLES 1919. The Treaty 1919. Treaty between Germany and the victorious Allied nations (including Canada ) which brought the WWI to a formal close. The Armistice. Germany Surrenders 11 November, 1918 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Treaty of Versailles

TREATY OF VERSAILLES1919HOW IT AFFECTED CANADA AND THE WORLDThe Treaty 1919Treaty between Germany and the victorious Allied nations (including Canada ) which brought the WWI to a formal close

The Armistice Germany Surrenders11 November, 1918They couldnt maintain the war, financially, socially3What the Treaty Entailed?Terms of the Treaty of VersaillesThere were a total of 440 clauses in the final treaty. General Clauses The establishment of the League of Nations War Guilt clause - Germany to accept blame for starting the war. Financial Clauses Reparations - Germany was to pay for the damage caused by the war. The figure of 6,600 million was set some time after the signing of the treaty. Military Clauses Army - was to be reduced to 100,000 men and no tanks were allowed Navy - Germany was only allowed 6 ships and no submarines Air force - Germany was not allowed an air force Rhineland - The Rhineland area was to be kept free of German military personnel and weapons

4What the Treaty Entailed?General Clauses The establishment of the League of Nations War Guilt clause - Germany to accept blame for starting the war. Financial Clauses Reparations - Germany was to pay for the damage caused by the war. (6,600 million)What the Treaty Entailed?Military Clauses Army - reduced to 100,000 men, no tanks allowed Navy - allowed 6 ships, no submarines Air force no air force Rhineland no German military personnel and weapons allowed6Germany loses lands

Canadian Sacrifice and DemandsSir Robert Borden insisted Canada have the same representation as other small countries at the ConferenceCanada was granted two seats at the conference

Could Canada sign the Treaty?Borden: insisted Canada sign Treaty separatelyThis was granted, despite opposition from the United States with the condition that Canada signed under the umbrella of Great Britain.

Paris Peace Conference

Sir Robert Borden is seated on the right in the second seat from the end of the table

Outcome of Signing the Treaty for CanadaThe outcome of signing the Treaty:Canada obtained separate representation in the Assembly of the League of NationsObtained the recognition to have representative elected to the Council of the LeagueCanada was actually elected to the Council of the League in 1927Outcome of the Treaty for Future GenerationsThe Treaty of Versailles is a direct cause of WWIIGermany was devastated, politically, economically, sociallyMen like Hitler blamed the Government (whom was mostly Jewish) for disgracing the German name

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