Discuss the results of the First World War (1914 – 1918)
Many people were killed during the war
Property of great value was destroyed during the course of the war
Economic activities were disrupted/Economic depression
Large sums of money was used in the war effort weakened European Economics.
The League of Nations was formed to promote peace over by the League of Nations.
German’s overseas colonies and investments were taken over by the League of Nations
The size of Germany was reduced by 1/8 Alsace, Loraine, Danzing, Sarar and her population by 6.5 million.
Many people were displaced leading to refugee problems
The political boundary of the Turkish Empire was reduced/ t lost Egypt, Syria and Palestine.
New Nations were created e.g Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia.
The USA emerged as a leading world power
It led to the development of advanced military equipment
It led to the rise of nationalistic feelings among Africans who fought the war
It boosted advancement of surgery
Soldiers contracted and spread diseases
Germany and her allies were forced to pay for damages 6.5 b/136T Dutshemark
Led to mass starvation