Arguments In The Treaty Of Versailles

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The Treaty of Versailles was a peace treaty signed by Germany and the Allied Powers on June 28, 1919 to bring peace to the nations and end World War I. Germany was forced to follow the specific requirements that were arranged in the Treaty of Versailles. Germany was greatly affected by the treaty and its requirements. The Treaty of Versailles forced Germany to give up all its land and take responsibility for the cause of WWI; it also prompted an economic downfall, a weakened government in Germany, and a size restricted army. Germany’s military was greatly weakened by the terms of the Treaty of Versailles. The treaty required the size of the army to not exceed one hundred thousand men. Also, Germany wasn’t allowed to have submarines or aero…show more content…
The purpose of this was to push for a better foreign policy in Great Britain. Wilson , President Woodrow. "Fourteen Points." Joint Session of Congress. 19 Dec. 2016. Speech. President Wilson's speech was designed to give ideas that would become the main basis of foreign policy for the U.S. These points would become important during the beginning of WWII when the United States was neutral. Secondary Sources "Hjalmar Branting Quote." A-Z Quotes. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Jan. 2017. This website gave many quotes from Branting about the treatment of Germany and how they would suffer without the League of Nations. This showed me a firsthand opinion about what Germany would do and how it would react without being involved in the League. "How did the Versailles Treaty lead to World War Two?" How did the Versailles Treaty lead to World War Two? - N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Dec. 2016. This website shows how the Treaty of Versailles lead to WWII. The website also breaks down the advantages and disadvantages and Germany's reaction of the signing. "Treaty of Versailles." HISTORY. N.p., 2014. Web. 17 Dec.

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