Before much of the non-European world had been divided up among the great empires: Governments sometimes followed suit, setting up special courts for those who had worked with the enemy and purging such bodies as the civil service and the police.
Inflation more than doubled between and its peak inwhile the value of the Pound Sterling consumer expenditure  fell by The figures are hard to grasp: Both Russia and France predictably ignored these demands.
The one major exception was Poland, as the joke had it "a country on wheels", which moved some miles to the west, losing some 69, sq metres to the Soviet Union and gaining slightly less from Germany in the west.
The British civilian population, for many centuries, had not had any serious reason to fear invasion. In Germany and Japan, democracy slowly took root. And people everywhere felt the need for a family and security after the long, difficult years of the war.
China[ edit ] The Republic of China had been one of the Allies; during the war, it had sent thousands of labourers to France.
With the Treaty of LondonBritain secretly offered Italy Trentino and Tyrol as far as BrennerTrieste and Istriaall the Dalmatian coast except Fiumefull ownership of Albanian Valona and a protectorate over AlbaniaAntalya in Turkey and a share of the Turkish and German colonial empirein exchange for Italy siding against the Central Empires[ citation needed ].
The Soviet Union seized back some bits of territory such as Bessarabia, which it had lost to Romania in So it was good to have many children. The grand alliance held together uneasily for the first months of the peace, but the strains were evident in their shared occupation of Germany, where increasingly the Soviet zone of occupation was moving in a communist direction and the western zones, under Britain, France and the United States, in a more capitalist and democratic one.
The end of the war inevitably also brought a settling of scores. These battles were often decorated in propaganda in these nations as symbolic of their power during the war. The United Nations grew from 51 nations in to by the end of the century.In many ways, the peace treaty that ended World War I set the stage for World War II.
Why did so many people die in World War I? World War I combat was a clash between 19th-century tactics and 20th-century technology.
The aftermath of World War I saw drastic political, cultural, economic, and social change across Eurasia (Europe and Asia), Africa, and even in areas outside those that were directly involved. Four empires collapsed due to the war, old countries were abolished, new ones were formed, boundaries were redrawn, international organizations were.
How did political boundaries change after world war 1? And why? Update Cancel. ad by Honey. but as I am in not in a position to provide one, I shall have to summarise it in words. What were the main changes after World War 1 and World War.
Considering the roles of both men and women during World War One, Changing lives: gender expectations and roles during and after World War One There were visible changes in European politics, society, and culture but also a certain degree of continuity.
Most notably, the aftermath of the war witnessed women gaining voting rights in many. - There were many consequences and changes to British society because of the war, both positive and negative, however if you look closely some of the changes such as women obtaining the right to vote could have happened naturally - war or no war.
Many social changes occurred in Europe as a result of World War I. Among them was the emergence of the "New Woman," an occurrence that was greeted: Munitionettes.Download