Monday, May 11, 2015

WHII Day 35: A Flawed Peace

Setting The Stage:
The war was over and now the terms of peace had to be worked out.  On January 18, 1919, conference to establish those terms met at the Palace of Versailles.  These talks would be known as the Paris Peace Conference.  Attending this conference were delegates representing 32 countries.  For one year, this would be the scene of vigorous and bitter debate.

Activities
1.  Introduction to the Paris Peace Conference.
      a.  Who, what, where, when, and why
The Big Four
(LtoR) George, Orlando, Clemenceau, and Willson
2.  The Big Four
      a.  Who are they? Why are they the figure heads of
           peace?
      b.  Wilson's 14 Points:  Why was there drawback

3.  Students have already read pages 858 - 861 and we will discuss the handout given to them last week.
4.  Aggressors Invade Nations
      a.  Next we will identify the movements of Germany, Italy, Japan, and Russia in the post war world.    
                                                                                      - Textbook Pages
                                                                                      - Aggressors Invade Nations Handout                                                                                
Objectives
a.  Explain events that led to the Treaty of Versailles
b.  Identify the effects of the treaty on European powers.

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