A Peace to End All Peace? How World War I Ended
From Jeff Layne
Panel discussion featuring Chico State history professors Dr. Laird Easton, Dr. Kate Transchel, and Dr. Najm al-Din Yousefi`
There was no preface or instruction manual on the First
World War. When world leaders came together to forge a peaceful ending it made
a long-lasting impact on our social and political arenas today. The History
Department revisits this time in the world to better understand its resolution.
Dr. Laird Easton opens a map of the Treaty of Versailles while explaining its
geographical significance. Afterwards, Dr. Kate Transchel explains and
demonstrates the impacts of the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk. And lastly, Dr. Najm
al-Din Yousefi’ explains the creation of the Middle East and the Constantinople
Agreement of 1915. Each presenter discusses the key factors of these three
parts of World War I.
Recorded: November 7, 2019