Essays Tagged: "Alsace-Lorraine"

The Fall of Germany in World War I

ified, and was beating the European powers in population and Industry. France wanted to recover the Alsace-Lorraine. Britain was a country used to being on the ocean, so they felt threatened by German ... r their losses and to see that Germany was never in a position to harm them again. Germany lost the Alsace-Lorraine to France and lost West Prussia to Poland. It also lost all its colonies and had to ...

(4 pages) 88 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

What caused the First World War?

ries divided the continent into two rival groups.In 1817, Germany gained control over the region of Alsace-Lorraine as a prize for wining the Franco-Prussian War. Otto von Bismarck, the German chancel ... n.As Bismarck had expected, France too, started looking for allies in order to regain the region of Alsace-Lorraine. After being defeated in the Franco-Prussian War, the French had learned that they w ...

(6 pages) 174 2 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The ill future of Germany and Bismarck's mistake in taking Alsace Loraine.

nt is history was the commencement and culmination of the Franco-Prussian war. The ascertainment of Alsace-Lorraine following this complex and nearly imperialistic war yielded a nearly unilateral evil ... increase in tension and movements towards the righteous abolition of German control.In ascertaining Alsace-Lorraine, Germany took no notice to the inbred French nationalism from within. The provincial ...

(5 pages) 42 0 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

How did the Treaty of Versailles punish Germany?

was demilitarised as a buffer zone to stop the Germans from attacking France, and disputed land in Alsace-Lorraine was returned to France. The Saarlands and Danzig were placed under League of Nations ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

What is Art? in the context of Jeanette Winterson's "Art Objects" and John Berger's "The Pocket"

exhilarating places where we may see evidence of this today is the ancient caves of Lascaux in the Alsace-Lorraine region of Southwestern France. In those caves, are paintings several thousand years ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

IGCSE World War I Causes

o include the South German States into his German Empire. But in the process, he took the region of Alsace-Lorraine from the French, as well as a gigantic indemnity of two billion francs. Bismarck had ... t it was the German army that intimidated her instead of the navy. France was plotting to take back Alsace-Lorraine from Germany as well as regaining its power through colonization. Austria-Hungary ha ...

(4 pages) 45 1 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The Paris Peace Talks- Objectives of the Big Three.

said before, the French hated the Germans. Not only was everything in France practically destroyed, Alsace-Lorraine was once lost to the Germans when the French was defeated. So it's very normal that ...

(3 pages) 18 0 2.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Was the Treaty of Versailles harsh or lenient to Germany?

y. It had no money but it needed to pay for the reparation, it cannot rebuilt its economy.Secondly, Alsace-Lorraine was forced to return to France. The coal mines of Saar Basin in Germany was put unde ...

(1 pages) 2109 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Causes of the Great War

her result of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71 was that France was left seething over the loss of Alsace-Lorraine to Germany, and Revanche was a major goal of the French. Nationalism posed a problem ...

(5 pages) 42 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Consequence of political, social, economic impacts of WWI

zollern, Hapsburg, Romanov and the Ottoman Empire were collapsed. Germany lost all of her colonies, Alsace-Lorraine was returned to France. Totally, Germany lost a hundred percent of colonies and thir ...

(2 pages) 35 1 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Reasons For The Outbreak Of World War I in 1914

ional pride through serious defeats by ‘lesser’ nations. France had lost the provinces of Alsace-Lorraine in 1871 to Prussian states, creating Germany, and they were thirsty for ‘Revanc ... ngary, and Italy. France became worried, as they were enemies of both Germany, due to conflict over Alsace-Lorraine, and Italy, due to French prevention of Italian expansion in Africa. This influenced ...

(3 pages) 467 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The Treaty Of Versailles And Its Effects On Europe

next category, territorial losses, also had two major provisions. Germany was forced to return the Alsace-Lorraine back to France; therefore the French boarder now extended to the west bank of the Rh ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Treaty of Versailles

Treaty were:(1)the surrender of all German colonies as League of Nations mandates(2) The return of Alsace-Lorraine to France(3) Cession of Eupen-Malmedy to Belgium, Memel to Lithuania, the Hultschind ...

(4 pages) 17 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

World War II: A Continuation Of The Great War

treaty also stripped Germany of investments and any sources of income. For example, the province of Alsace-Lorraine was a huge asset to Germany's prosperity from coal mining. Since it would be impossi ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Assess the importance of nationalism as cause of the failure of democracy in Germany in the period 1918-1934.

come to full power again. The terms of the Versailles Treaty included the loss of the provinces of Alsace-Lorraine, Eupen-Malmedy, Memel, the Hultschin district, Poznania, parts of East Prussia and U ...

(7 pages) 26 0 4.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Paris Peace Conference

d no other choice but to sign the treaty.For many years the Germans fought with the French over the Alsace-Lorraine. This was infact one of the first reasons why the war even began. The allies recogni ... s why the war even began. The allies recognized this, and the first of the peace terms was that the Alsace-Lorraine was to be returned to France. Germany was also forced to give up a strip of land to ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I