Treaty of Versailles 1920
The treaty was very tough on Germany and demanded: financial retribution, return of
land and a much smaller military
Germany also had little input on the treaties agreements, which subsequently Led to
further poverty and annoyance of other nations from the German people.
Helped Hitler and his policies of nationalism to spread more easily.
Revolution of 1905
Mass political and social unrest throughout Russia
Worker strikes and peasant unrest and military mutiny
• it convinced the Russian Government to shift from autocracy to a constitutional monarchy
It was called the Bloody sunday where a lot of unarmed people died.
“Peace, Bread, Land”
Bolsheviks negotiated peace with Germany
• Lenin ceded Baltic states, eastern poland and ukraine to Germany, Lenin returns to Russia and
promises Peace bread and land with Germany,
peace for everyone, bread for urban working
people, land for peasantry
Waged Russia’s revolution alongside Lenin, and helped defeat those against the
Built up the red army, and helped keep the Bolshevik regime alive
Overtaken by stalin
“Terror Famine” 1932
Land was destroyed by a man made famine as a result of Stalin’s forced collectivism.
He wanted to destroy ukraine who tried to seek independence from his rule
28k people died as a result of this.
Enabling Law 1933
An amendment that gave Hitler the power to enact laws without involvement of the
Reichstag, and it could deviate from the constitution.