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THE END OF THE WAR
TERMS OF THE TREATY OF VERSAILLES
exclusion from the League of Nations
creation of a demilitarised zone in the German territory bordering France, and limiting the German army to 100,000 men
prohibition of any attempt at union between Germany and Austria
payment of high financial compensation to the winners
EUROPE AFTER WORLD WAR I
via five treaties signed separately by the defeated powers
were signed in palaces on the outskirts of Paris and are known collectively as the Treaties of Paris (1919–1920
CONSEQUENCES OF THE WAR
World War I demonstrated modern warfare’s massive potential for destruction.
The German, Austro-Hungarian, Russian and Ottoman empires disappeared
Greece and Romania expanded at the expense of Bulgaria and of Russia and Austria-Hungary, respectively.
Denmark regained territories won by Prussia during the reunification of Germany.
The German colonies in Africa and the Pacific were divided between Belgium and the British
Poland resurfaced by adding territories from the German and Russian empires
The territory of Alsace-Lorraine was returned to France.
Turkey and the beginnings of the future Saudi Arabia were created in the place of the Ottoman Empire,
Finland, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania declared independence after the disappearance of the Russian Empire
Austria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia appeared as a consequence of the disintegration of the Austro-Hungarian Empire
There were many economic losses
Belgium, Serbia, Russia and France were the countries that suffered the most
Germany had to pay a high price in war compensation to other countries
The female labour force
replaced men in the factories during the war
opened the doors for the incorporation of women into the world of work
The human losses
addition to the ten million soldiers killed
there were seven million civilian deaths
higher number of people wounded
Russian, German, Austro-Hungarian and French empires, along with the British Empire, were affected the most.