Key Terms of the Treaty of Versailles (Territorial (Germany lost land.…
Key Terms of the Treaty of Versailles
Germany had to pay reparations to the Allies.
In 1921 these reparations were eventually fixed at 136 billion marks (£6.6 billion).
Plebiscites had to take place in some areas to decide if they wanted to remain a part of Germany
Upper Silesia voted to become part of Poland.
Northern Schleswig decided to become part of Denmark.
Germany lost all its colonies.
11 German colonies in Africa & the Far East were given to victorious countries.
Germany lost land.
Alsace & Lorraine went to France.
Eupen and Malmedy went to Belgium.
Posen and West Prussia went to Poland.
German military strength was cut.
The army was limited to 100,000 men, with no heavy artillery, to be used only within Germany.
The navy was limited to 6 battleships, 6 cruisers, 12 destroyers & 12 torpedo boats. No submarines were allowed.
No air force was allowed.
The Rhineland (The German land that bordered France) was demilitarised.