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The Extent to Which the Treaty of Versailles was Fair and the Consequences for Germany

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The Extent to Which the Treaty of Versailles was Fair and the Consequences for Germany

The Treaty of Versailles was intended to be a peace agreement between
the Allies and the Germans after the First World War ended in 1918.
The Treaty was signed in Paris at the Versailles Palace, which
involved the Allies (France, England, USA), and Germany. The immense
Palace allowed a great number of politicians to be involved but the
three most important were, Georges Clemenceau (France), Woodrow Wilson
(USA) and David Lloyd George (England).

The treaty of Versailles was mainly created to humiliate, weaken and
punish Germany for the First World War. Although the “Big Three”
denied it by saying that, it was a treaty to the purpose of stabilize
and to maintain everlasting peace in Europe. The main costs for
Germany in the Treaty were the following:

* Pay 132 billion gold marks in reparations to countries, which had
been damaged by the Germans.

* Germany lost one eighth of all its land and all of its colonies.

* The ...

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...mans pay for what they have done, and learn the lesson
instead of stepping back and coming out one decade later stronger than
ever and ready to start a new war.

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