Importance Of Treaty Of Versailles

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Treaty of Versailles Malak Al-Nuaimi B6
The Treaty of Versailles was the most important of the peace treaties that brought World War I to an end. The Treaty ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. At the end of World War I (1914-1918), victorious Allied Powers negotiated a series of peace treaties to impose on the defeated Central Powers. They arranged different treaties with Austria and Hungary, after the dissolution of Austro-Hungarian Empire. Germany was forbidden to construct or maintain on the left bank of the Rhine or on the right bank to the west of a line about 30 miles to the east of that river, or to maintain or assemble any armed force in that area, under penalty of being
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Their allies were defeated, both the Ottoman Empire and Austro-Hungarian Empire had effectively ceased to exist. The German people were starving to death, as were their soldiers. The Grand Alliance, also known as The Big Three, was a military alliance consisting of the three major Allied powers of World War II: the Soviet Union, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The treaty of Versailles was signed June 28, 1919, and the dates lasted through January 21, 1920, these were the important dates for a treaty of Versailles. The treaty was drafted during the Paris Peace Conference in the spring of 1919, which was dominated by the national leaders known as the “Big Four”—David Lloyd George of Britain, Georges Clemenceau Of France, Woodrow Wilson of the United States, and Vittorio Orlando of Italy. The first three, in particular, made the important decisions. None of the defeated nations had any say in shaping the treaty, and even the associated Allied powers played only a minor role. The German delegates were presented with a fait accompli. They were shocked at the severity of the terms and protested the contradictions between the assurances made when the armistice was negotiated and the actual treaty. Accepting the “war guilt” clause and the reparation terms were especially odious to

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