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Treaty Of Versailles

The Versailles treaty was the peace settlement between Germany and the Allied powers that eventually ended world war one. Even Though it ended this war the treaty of Versailles was hated by many American and Germany. Germany made many threats to the Allied powers. The passing of the Treaty of Versailles resulted in unpopular backlash from both Germany and America. France, Italy, Britain and the U.S. met at the Capitol to talk about the terms of peace for the post war. Germany thought this was unfair due to the fact they were not able to attend this talk. The Allied powers told Germany to just sign the treaty and they did not need to know what it was about. Germans refused to sign this treaty and some talked about going back to war. Germany thought this treaty would destroy their economy. The treaty did not hurt germany, it just took away their pride and made them angry because they were not able to take part in this. This treaty took out a lot of Germany's military out with it. Germany wanted to stand up for themselves but did not have the fighting power to do so. The Treaty of Versailles was a step to civilizing the great military power set back by britain at the turn of the century. Even though it seemed like a good idea it still was an unpopular settlement.The settlement was not so much inconsistent as it was ineffective. The whole approach to germany after the treaty, had many flaws. The Versailles treaty would create something called the League of Nations. The League of Nations would have the power to put a stop to all future wars. The irreconcilables were a big part in the defeat of the treaty. The irreconcilables were made up of fourteen republican senators, two democratic senators and was lead by William Borah. The irre... ... middle of paper ... ...also wanted Poland to join but they were already taken by the UK. Then France and Britain declared war on Germany After they had invaded Poland. Even though the Treaty of Versailles was unpopular at the beginning it helped destroy Germany in so many ways. The people Germany hated this treaty and done everything they could to put a stop to. Hitler ended up giving up on Germany and started to kill jews. The Treaty might not have been the best route to take it helped us destroy Germany economically. Works Cited www.historylearingsite.co.uk/treaty_of_versailles.htm. www.mrdowling.com/706-hitler.html. http://www.ithaca.edu/history/journal/papers/fa03Hitler.htm http://www.flowofhistory.com/units/etc/20/FC134 http://nstarzone.com/HITLER.html http://www.customessaymeister.com/customessays/World%20War%20II/971.htm
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