Aftermath of WWI

Aftermath of WWI - Aftermath of WWI Problems Every...

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Aftermath of WWI Problems Every government east of the Rhine collapsed Many problems arise from lack of government: o Currency could not be used, no good, and businesses began to print own money o Food and fuel shortages in Central and Eastern Europe Bagan to plow up parks and plant crops o Economic patterns were disrupted o Much of Europe was armed. After nations collapsed, soldiers went home with weapons Visions of a new Europe: Woodrow Wilson WWI was a “war to end all wars”, greatest catastrophe the west had ever seen. Something must be done to prevent another war 2 things needed to be addressed o Causes of War: Nationalism Each nation must have its own state National self-determination (people choose what country to be a part of) o Causes: Alliances All new states will be Democracies Wanted to make sure nobody kept secrets, if they tried, the press would find out “keep the world safe for democracy”
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