“I am convinced that if this peace is not made on the highest principles of justice, it will be swept away by the peoples of the world in less than a generation.” -- Woodrow Wilson, just before the Treaty of Versailles
“[...]today German honor is being carried to its grave. Do not forget it! The German people will, with unceasing labor, press forward to reconquer the place among the nations to which it is entitled. Then will come vengeance for the shame of 1919.” -- Deutsche Zeitung, a German newspaper, in response to the Treaty of Versailles
Europe in 1914 Europe in 1919, after the Treaty of Versailles
In class, we'll be looking more closely at the political, economic, and social situation in Germany after WWI. This section of the LibGuide will help you think about some of the details, so you'll be able to contribute to class discussions!
You will have three assignments to complete.