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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style The United States before the war A Piece of the Action The consequences of WWI  The weaknesses of the Treaty of Versailles, namely the fact that the US did not sign it, nor did they join the League of Nations, led to the events that would ultimately cause WWII.  For Germany, Article 231 the War Guilt Clause hung over their heads and hampered the effectiveness of the Weimer Republic.  This meant that Germany was susceptible to EUROPE AND THE MIDDLE 1921-22  There were several different agreements that made up this conference; however, the majority of the conference dealt with the naval powers of Great Britain, Japan, and the United States.  The goal - to keep the naval race down to a minimum and prevent another world war. 1928  This was an international agreement that stated the worlds nations would not use war as an instrument of national policy.  It was originally started by Aristide Briand, and it was expanded upon by US Secretary of State Frank Kellogg.  Kellogg proposed a multilateral treaty; however, despite the fact that many nations signed the pact, it was not enforceable. 1899 and 1907  In 1899, Czar Nicholas II of Russia and Queen Wilhelmina called the convention in the hopes of promoting peace through disarmament and placing limitations on the means of conducting warfare.  This convention resulted in the creation of the provisions to create the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the Hague Tribunal.  In 1907, the convention seemed to result in Andrew Carnegie 1929  This convention amended the decisions made at the 1907 Hague Convention.  This convention concerned itself with the treatment of POWs.  The US signed the agreement of the convention. The USSR did not.  Adherence to the rules was to be monitored by the neutral nations of Sweden and Switzerland. Summer 1933  Representatives of 66 nations hoped to attack the global depression by stabilizing the currency and the international rate of exchange.  At first, FDR agreed to attend; however, on second thought, he realized that agreeing to the rules of the LEC would prevent him from inflating the value of the dollar.  Without the support of the US, the conference 1933  For the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, the US reestablished diplomatic relations with the USSR....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course APUSH 101 taught by Professor Teacher during the Spring '11 term at Clemson.

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