The Treaty of Versailles
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All the foundational information your students need to build their knowledge, interest, and skills upon. Concise information in point form with stunning images and thought-provoking questions. **
The treaty that ended World War I was meant to bring about an age of peace. Instead it sowed the seeds for the conflicts of what would be the most violent century in history. Understanding the motivations of the people involved and the context of the time they lived is crucial to understanding the 20th century.
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Topics covered in this presentation include:
♦ Conditions for the armistice
♦ Wilson's 14 Points
♦ The Supreme Council
♦ Redrawing Borders
♦ The League of Nations
♦ German Reparations
♦ German Reaction
Two versions of this lesson!
The first is a Presentation - PowerPoint/Google Slides - for those teachers who know the topic and want to guide their students through the material. This class takes approximately 2 hours to complete. There are six links to Vimeo in the presentation. The videos are ~48 minutes. Vimeo links are checked weekly and updated when necessary. There are handouts for note taking along with reflection questions included with this presentation.
The second version consists of the information and images on worksheets that the students can read through at their own pace. This is best done if laptops or tablets are available for the class or for online learning. This version comes with more indepth questions that the students can work through at their own pace.
Check out the entire 1914-1945 series:
Lesson 1: Causes of WWI free!
Lesson 2: The Treaty of Versailles
Lesson 3: The Russian Revolution (coming soon)
Lesson 4: The Rise of Fascism
Lesson 5: Western Democracies in the Interwar Years
Lesson 6: World War II: An Overview
The video clips used in this presentation come from the documentary Paris 1919 which can be found currently be found in its entirety here.
A video worksheet for this documentary can be found by following the link below:
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