Class Notes (811,167)
Canada (494,537)
History (911)
HIS1110 (98)

2 decades international tension 1919.docx

2 Pages
Unlock Document

University of Ottawa
Henry Habib

2 decades international tension 1919-1939 10/11/10  All nations fell into one of two classes  One class is those who favoured the peace settlement of 1919  And those who wished to revise it  States that lost demanded more equity and access to markets  France led the first group, with the French army, the gold standards; they thought they would guarantee the stability of Europe.  Poland was recreated, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Yugoslavia benefited from the treaties  They formed an alliance with one another and with France  These states wanted to maintain the treaties  Holland, Portugal, Denmark, Switzerland, Belgium- Holland, Portugal, and Belgium relied on the Royal Navy for support of their empires. Switzerland and Denmark maintained their neutrality  Germany led the revisionists. Germany lost 1/8 of its European territory, in addition to its colonies, as well 1/10 of its population  The Versailles Ditkat  Austrians and Hungarians formerly the privileged groups of the Hapsburg Empire. Shared German feelings  Also Italy was on the revisionist side, due to being unsatisfied for the gains made for participation in WWI  France and Britain grew to be rivals, did not stand together on all aspects of treaty revision.  Russia as a result of the war lost all the Baltic States, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, as well part of Poland.  France wanted to use the league of nations to freeze treaty of Versailles  Problem with League of Nations, where the universality?  League of Nations were used by France or Britain during initial League of Nations  Some nations started to resign from the league, starting with Japan.  Two minor states: Greece and Bulgaria about to go to war, League of Nations intervened  League of Nations mostly had no serious interest between Greco- Bulgarian conflict  Threatened both countries with facing the League of nations  Treaty of Locarno -1925 guaranteed the borders of Europe. Britain, France, Germany, Italy.  Briand- Kellogg pact- 1928, treaty outlawing aggressive war  1929, great depression  1928 Japan invaded Manchuria  1935- Italy invades Abys
More Less

Related notes for HIS1110

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.