World war 1 and the treaty of versailles

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Treaty of Versailles

Negotiated among the Allied powers with little participation by Germany, its 15 parts and articles reassigned German boundaries and assigned liability for reparations. After strict enforcement for five years, the French assented to the modification of important provisions. The treaty, negotiated between January and June in Paris, was written by the Allies with almost no participation by the Germans. The negotiations revealed a split between the French, who wanted to dismember Germany to make it impossible for it to renew war with France, and the British and Americans, who did not want to create pretexts for a new war. The eventual treaty included 15 parts and articles. The German government signed the treaty under protest. Right-wing German parties attacked it as a betrayal, and terrorists assassinated several politicians whom they considered responsible.

World War I officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28 , Negotiated among the Allied powers with little.
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All rights reserved. United States president Woodrow Wilson smiles as he leads the procession that followed the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. Although Wilson personally negotiated the treaty, it was never ratified by Congress. Though it was preceded by a peace conference that lasted over a year, the treaty was disliked by every nation that signed it. Over 65 million people had fought in World War I, and more than 8. The war decimated farmland, towns, and battlefields around Europe. And according to many, Germany was to blame.

Treaty of Versailles , peace document signed at the end of World War I by the Allied and associated powers and by Germany in the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles , France, on June 28, ; it took force on January 10, It was signed on June 28, , by the Allied and associated powers and by Germany in the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles and went into effect on January 10, The treaty gave some German territories to neighbouring countries and placed other German territories under international supervision. In addition, Germany was stripped of its overseas colonies, its military capabilities were severely restricted, and it was required to pay war reparations to the Allied countries. The treaty also created the League of Nations. The chief people responsible for the Treaty of Versailles were U. Italian Prime Minister Vittorio Orlando was a delegate but was shut out from the decision making.

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