Syllabus

Links Used in Class


Political Cartoon Analysis

Fourteen Points Paper

Date Topic to be covered
Readings & Assignments

Monday
14 Jan 19


Introduction



Wednesday
16 Jan 19

The Delegates
The Inside Story of the Peace Conference, Chapter III

Allied Peace Delegates Assembled...


German Peace Delegates at Versailles...



Friday
18 Jan 19

The Conference Begins

Raymond Poincare's Welcoming Address

Lloyd George's Opening Address

Georges Clemenceau's Opening Address


Monday
21 Jan 19

Political Cartoon Analysis #1 Due

Wednesday
23 Jan 19

Press Coverage

"Peace Conference Opens"

"League of Nations First Question"


"Peace Conference Unanimous for League Project"


Friday
25 Jan 19

Censorship and Secrecy The Inside Story of the Peace Conference, Chapter IV

Monday
28 Jan 19

Test #1 Review notes from Weeks 1 & 2

Wednesday
30 Jan 19

Wilson's Fourteen Points

Shorthand Draft of Fourteen Points


Wilson's Fourteen Points


Friday
1 Feb 19


Video: Paris 1919 (first 45 mins.)





Monday
4 Feb 19

Political Cartoon Analysis #2 Due

Wednesday
6 Feb 19

The Fate of Small Nations

The Adventures of the Fourteen Points, Chapter VII

Excerpt from Lloyd George’s Fountainbleau Memorandum (Handout)


Friday
8 Feb 19


Opposition in Europe


Dutch Algemeen Handelsblad Editorial

"Peace and dragon's teeth"

WILPF Resolution II in Zurich


Monday
11 Feb 19

Test #2
Review notes from Weeks 3 & 4


Wednesday
13 Feb 19

Opposition in the U.S. Senate

Audio Recording of Henry Cabot Lodge

Speech of Henry Cabot Lodge (excerpt)

Reservations Reported by the Committee on Foreign Relations (Handout)


Friday
15 Feb 19

Video: Paris 1919 (last 45 mins.)

Monday
18 Feb 19

Political Cartoon Analysis #3 Due

Wednesday
20 Feb 19


Appealing to the American People


Speech of President Wilson

"Wilson Pleads for Treaty as Assuring Milennial Peace"


Friday
22 Feb 19


Germany's Response to the Treaty


“What Everyone Should Know about the Treaty of Peace,” issued by Berlin’s National Citizens Council, 1921.

“A German Matter of Existence,” 1934.



Monday
25 Feb 19

Test #3
Review notes from Weeks 5 & 6


Wednesday
27 Feb 19

In-class proofreading session...

Friday
1 Mar 19

Fourteen Points Paper Due @ Midnight