The Treaty Of Versailles To Germany

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The main problem that Germany had to face at the end of the World War I was the Treaty of Versailles. It was the formal agreement that ended the war. American President and French Prime Minister had tempted Germany to surrender with their fourteen points. This plan was to be the basis for a treaty that emphasized peace and forgiveness. Some of these terms were particularly punishing the Germany. As the result of this treaty Germany's army minimized and Germany had big economic lost. In addition, Germany also had to give lots of land as a punishment. Therefore, Treaty of Versailles was unfair to Germany.First of all, the German army and navy were strictly limited. After Ma ...view middle of the document...

Germany had to pay totaling of $30 billion for war damages. And Germany had to pay this all on its own. Well this is the war (fight), and anything thing happen in war. Only the country, which looses is not responsible for all the damages that happened in war. So, why only Germany had to pay for it? Moreover, Germany had to turn over its coalmines to France for 15 years. This all things gave Germany big economic lost.Following to the Treaty of Versailles Germany lost his most of land. It had to accept the complete independence of Poland, Austria and Czechoslovakia. The decision taken to redraw the Europe's map, reducing the area of Germany and dividing it into two parts so that newly independent Poland would have a corridor to the sea. That's not it; Germany must had to give up all his rights and titles to its overseas possessions.Germany hesitated to sign such a harsh treaty, and submitted eventually because the Allies threatened to resume fighting. Historians past and present agree that this treaty brought not peace but the certainly of renewed war. This treaty that minimized Germany's army, minimized land area for Germany and give it big lost in economy that proves that the it was totally unfair to it. Germany had to accept responsibility for causing all the loss and damage the allies and their citizens have suffered. In short it blames only Germany for World War I. The one main question is, "Why only Germany had to accept this all terms alone? Why not to allies of Germany?" Therefore, the Treaty of Versailles was totally unfair to Germany.


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