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Paris Peace Conference

(1919–20) Overview A congress attended by the participant powers of World War I, which led to the imposition of five peace treaties on the defeated Central Powers in ...

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002

... Peace Conference a meeting begun on January 18, 1919 , to address post– World War I peace issues. Among the controversial issues addressed at the conference were territory disputes, governance of colonies captured during the war, and reparations. It resulted in the Treaty of Versailles and ended with the formal establishment of the League of Nations on January 16, 1920...

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A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (6 ed.)

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2021
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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536 words

...Paris Peace Conference ( 1919–20 ) Overview A congress attended by the participant powers of World War I , which led to the imposition of five peace treaties on the defeated Central Powers in the suburbs of Versailles (Germany), St Germain-en-Laye (Austria) , Trianon (Hungary) , Neuilly (Bulgaria) , and Sèvres ( Ottoman Empire ). It was dominated, especially at the beginning, by Clemenceau (France), Lloyd George (UK), and Wilson (USA), and to a lesser extent by Orlando (Italy), who made up the Big Four. At the same time, the conference was...

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Ronald Haycock

The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

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2004
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History, Regional and National History
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207 words

... Peace Conference . From the First World War's armistice until June 1919 , Prime Minister Robert Borden fought hard to gain Canada separate recognition first within the British Empire delegation and then as a state represented at the Paris Peace Conference that led to the treaties levied on Germany and its allies. The United States was particularly resistant, but with 60,000 Canadian dead on European battlefields, it was a hard case to deny. Helped by other dominions' statesmen, Borden won. On 28 June , dominion delegates signed the Treaty of Versailles...

Paris Peace Conference

Paris Peace Conference  

(1919–20)OverviewA congress attended by the participant powers of World War I, which led to the imposition of five peace treaties on the defeated Central Powers in the suburbs of Versailles ...
Galatians

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G. N. Stanton and G. N. Stanton

The Oxford Bible Commentary

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2022
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Religion
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16,432 words
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...the verb ‘proclaim good news’. ( 2:1–10 ) Paul's Story, Part III: Conference in Jerusalem The meeting between Paul and Barnabas and Christians in Jerusalem was one of the most momentous events in the development of earliest Christianity. Was it intended to defuse a major crisis and to reconcile deep-seated differences? What were the main issues at stake? Although some details are unclear, the main points can be set out confidently. The relationship of Paul's account in these verses of a conference in Jerusalem to Acts 11:29–30 and 15:1–29 has baffled scholars...

Treaty of Neuilly

Treaty of Neuilly  

(27 Nov. 1919)The peace treaty between the Allied powers and Bulgaria after World War I, negotiated at the Paris Peace Conference and signed at Neuilly Castle in Paris. Bulgaria had to cede the rich ...
Declaration of Paris

Declaration of Paris  

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The Declaration respecting Maritime Law signed on 16 April 1856 (115 C.T.S. 1) by the parties to the Peace Conference following the Crimea War and subsequently acceded to by the ...
Curzon Line

Curzon Line  

The border between Soviet Russia and Poland established by the Paris Peace Conference on 8 December 1919, and later named after the British Foreign Secretary Curzon. According to the principle of ...
Treaty of Trianon

Treaty of Trianon  

(4 June 1920)The peace treaty imposed upon Hungary by the victorious Allies after World War I, as part of the Paris Peace Conference. Hungary had to accept the breakup of Austria‐Hungary. It was ...
Sa'd Saghlul

Sa'd Saghlul  

(b. 1860, d. 23 Aug. 1927).Egyptian nationalist; Premier 1924 Born in Ibyana, he studied law in Cairo and Paris. As Education Minister (1906) he insisted on the use of Arabic in primary schools. He ...
Coupon Election

Coupon Election  

The British general election of December 1918. Its name comes from the ‘coupon’, a letter of commendation from party whips, which was issued to Liberal and Conservative candidates who supported the ...
Le Duc Tho

Le Duc Tho  

(b. 14 Oct. 1911, d. 13 Oct. 1990).Vietnamese politician Born Phan Dinh Khai into a learned gentry family in the Nam Ha Province, he joined the Indochina Communist Party upon its foundation in 1930. ...
National Liberation Front

National Liberation Front  

(NLF)A South Vietnamese resistance movement formed in December 1960 at a secret location, sponsored by the Communist Party of North Vietnam. Based upon the organizational and operational experience ...
Ionel Bratianu

Ionel Bratianu  

(b. 20 Aug. 1864, d. 26 Nov. 1927).Prime Minister of Romania 1909–11, 1914–18, 1918–19, 1922–6 Born in Florica as the son of Ion C. Bratianu (b. 1821, d. 1891), a leading National Liberal Romanian ...
Alexandar Stambolisky

Alexandar Stambolisky  

(b. 1 Mar. 1879, d. 14 June 1923).Prime Minister of Bulgaria 1919–23 Born in Slavoviza, the son of a wealthy peasant family went to study agriculture in Germany. Upon his return he became head of the ...
Pál Count Teleki

Pál Count Teleki  

(b. 1 Nov. 1879, d. 3 Apr. 1941).Prime Minister of Hungary 1920–1, 1939–41 Born in Budapest, Teleki had a distinguished career as a geographer at the university before being elected to the Hungarian ...
Treaty of London

Treaty of London  

(26 Apr. 1915)A secret treaty between Russia, Britain, and France on the one side, and Italy on the other. In an effort to induce Italy to enter World War I within a month, the other powers confirmed ...
USS Arizona

USS Arizona  

Commissioned on October 17, 1916, a Pennsylvania Class battleship, served as a gunnery training ship during World War I and was part of the honor escort for the transport George ...
Treaty of Sèvres

Treaty of Sèvres  

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(1920)A treaty, part of the Versailles Peace Settlement, signed between the Allies and Turkey, effectively marking the end of the Ottoman empire. Adrianople and most of the hinterland to ...
Sir Robert Laird Borden

Sir Robert Laird Borden  

(b. 26 June 1854, d. 10 June 1937).Prime Minister of Canada 1911–20 Born at Grand Pré (Nova Scotia), he was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1878 and became a prominent lawyer in Halifax. In 1896, ...

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