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Hettie's World History World War One

The League of Nations: Hope For Peace after WW1

World War I was supposed to be the war to end all wars. The League of Nations was created as part of the Treaty of Versailles. Its creation brought people hope that a lasting peace could be established.  Instead, the 20th century was a century of unresolved warfare. What Was the League of Nations? The […]

Hettie's World History World War One

The Treaty of Versailles Solved One Problem, Caused Plenty More

Armistice stopped the conflict on Nov. 11, 1918, but officially World War I didn’t end until the Treaty of Versailles was signed June 28, 1919. The date was the five year anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the event credited with starting the war. The treaty was specifically with Germany. Separate treaties ended […]

Hettie's World History World War One

World War One Changed the Map

We sometimes think of countries’ names and national borders as being quite stagnant, but they are constantly changing.  The map of Europe today looks more like the map of 1914 than it did the year I was born. Conversely, the 1914 map of the Middle East looks radically different. Europe Changes and Back Again Europe’s map was […]

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