Treaty Of Versailles And The League Of Nations: An Analysis

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The definition of what power is, is very symbolic and an idea based off of one’s points of view. Each person has a different perception because of the way that they grew up. One person in history that had a definition of power is Keynes; his definition of power was explained through economics and with his ideas of what the Treaty of Versailles actually did balancing out power between the different countries that were involved. He did not believe that the Treaty would do much or any good because of the punishments that it set out towards the weaker countries. Keynes also had his own point of view of how the League of Nations and if it had the enough power to balance out an environment post-World War One. Many of the Hessian readings assigned for class and the lectures help explain Keynes possible response to the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations. The Treaty of Versailles was a contract made after World War 1 to make peace throughout the European countries. The Allied powers, three of the main countries consisting of the United States, France, and Great Britain, put many restrictions; which imposed many rules and regulations on defeated Germany. …show more content…
Another reason was because they did not want any incoming material or resource because they wanted to be the countries to have the output and have money coming into their country; instead of being the country buying resource and having money flow out of their country. This also did not allow for Germany to buy other material from countries because they did not have the proper funds to do so, but also because they needed to sell their materials to make money. Thus making them unable to make any money and making them go deeper into debt themselves and making other countries also go into debt because they did not have countries willing to buy from

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