International relations, 1919-39.

 

1. The post-war treaties 2. The League of Nations
3. Appeasement and Hitler's foreign policy

 

 

The post-war treaties

The Versailles Experience
**** A good site from www.learn.co.uk which gives you the chance to experience the decision-making process at Versailles and submit your own ideas. You will beed to subscribe to the Guardian website to access.

 

Interpretations of the Treaty of Versailles

From the BBC - really useful site which includes key information such as the main peacemakers and how some of Wilson's Fourteen Points were achieved. Well worth a read.

 

Fling the Teacher!
**** Test your knowledge of the Peace Treaties at the end of World War One with this amusing game.

 

The Complete Versailles Treaty
The whole document for you to read! Warning - it's long and complicated.  See if you can find the 'war guilt' clause.

 

GCSE Bitesize

Select the links for the Treaty. Read about the topic, watch a video and then take the test! Remember this site covers the USA and the Cold War too so check it out when revising those topics.

 

These videos are from the BBC class clips archive:

Wilson's Fourteen Points

Video - aims of the Big Three.

Contents of the Treaty of Versailles

The Treaty of Versailles

Why Versailles was unpopular in Germany

Why Versailles failed

 

 

Amusing revision videos from the BBC:

The conference and the Big Three

Terms of the Treaty of Versailles

Opinions of Versailles

 

Amusing animations from the BBC:

The Treaty of Versailles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The League of Nations

The League of Nations and the United Nations

Good information about the League and comparisons made with the modern United Nations.

 

League of Nations Information page
** A detailed information site (text only) all about the League of Nations.

 

Mussolini and Abyssinia
**** A chance to investigate what happened using primary evidence.

 

GCSE Bitesize

Select the links for the Treaty. Read about the topic, watch a video and then take the test! Remember this site covers the USA and the Cold War too so check it out when revising those topics.

 

Amusing revision videos from the BBC bitesize webite:

The League of Nations

The League's successes and failures

Manchuria and Abyssinia

 

These videos are from the BBC class clips archive:

The state of Britain's armed forces in the 1920s

Weaknesses in foundation and structure of the League

The League in the 1920s

Manchuria

Abyssinia

The League and international co-operation

 

Amusing animations from the BBC

The League of Nations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appeasement and Hitler's foreign policy

The remilitarisation of the Rhineland - what should Britain do about it?

An on-line lesson from the Learning Curve, looking at what options Britain had when Germany remilitarised the Rhineland.

 

The Remilitarisation of the Rhineland

A very detailed examination of one of Hitler's early breaches of the Treaty of Versailles.

 

Chamberlain and Hitler 1938: What was Chamberlain trying to do?

An online lesson from the Learning Curve.

 

These videos are from the BBC class clips archive:

The reoccupation of the Rhineland

Hitler annexes the Rhineland and Austria

The Anschluss

Britain's policy of appeasement

British attitudes to Hitler and Germany

British attitudes to the USSR before WW2

Chamberlain and appeasement

The Sudetenland

Munich

The Munich Agreement

The invasion of Czechoslovakia

Hitler annexes Czechoslovakia and Poland

Was appeasement a cowardly policy?

Was Hitler always planning to go to war?

 

Amusing videos from the BBC:

Chamberlain and appeasement

The Nazi-Soviet Pact

Who was to blame for WW2?

 

GCSE Bitesize

Select the links for the Treaty. Read about the topic, watch a video and then take the test! Remember this site covers the USA and the Cold War too so check it out when revising those topics.

 

Amusing animations from the BBC:

The road to WW2