Western Civilization 1648 to the Present_Cruz_Date_051110

Western Civilization 1648 to the Present_Cruz_Date_051110 -...

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World War I Russian Revolution October 1917 End of the Austrian Empire New International Powers United States Japan The Paris Peace Conference Opened on the 12 th of January 1919, meetings were held at various locations in and around Paris until the 20 th of January, 1920. Leaders of thirty – two states representing about seventy – five percent of the world’s population, attended. However, negotiations were dominated by the five major powers responsible for defeating the Central Powers. The United States, Britain, France, Italy and Japan. Treaty of Versailles, Territorial cessions o The return of Alsace-Lorraine to France o Territorial cessions to Belgium, Lithuania, and Czechoslovakia o Pozania, parts of East Prussia and Upper Silesia to Poland o Danzig corridor o The surrender of all German colonies Measures that invaded Germany’s sovereignty o Demilitarization and a fifteen-year occupation of the Rhineland o Occupation and special status for the Saar under French control o A ban on the union of Germany and Austria o Limitation of Germany’s army to one – hundred thousand men with no conscription, no tanks, no heavy artillery, no poison – gas supplies, no aircraft and no airships. o
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course HIST 102 taught by Professor Semmel during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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