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World War II

Resources for studying the events of World War II.

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League of Nations

On January 21, 1920...
...the Paris Peace Conference leads to inaugaration of a General Assembly for a "League of Nations."
It follows the 1919 Treaty of Versailles.


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World War I Reparations

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Costs of WWI

What does "cost of war" mean?
Historians write about the
  • lost generation
  • financial loss
  • unsettled peace
  • civil war and revolution in Russia
  • rise of German Nazism
  • empire shifts
  • new powers


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The Treaty of Versailles 1919

The Treaty of Versailles, 1919 - By Sir William Orpen - Irish Artist - Narrative: Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929) Prime Minister of France; Thomas Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) Prime Minister of America; David Lloyd George (1863-1945); Vittorio Orlando (1860-1952) Prime Minister of Italy
The Treaty Of Versailles, 1919. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 26 Oct 2011.

Treaty of Versailles

Signed June 28, 1919
Events That Changed American History
by Leslie Wheeler, Judith Peacock
973. WHE
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