Treaty Of Versailles: Cause And Fall Of World War II

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World War I left massive destruction and death in Europe. The world’s economy collapsed and it affected many countries very badly. Some countries were unable to recover from the damaged economy. World War II, one of the bloodiest and deadliest war, began in September 1939. World War II began 20 years after the World War I. The political instability and economic collapse caused by World War I led rise of fascism and Hitler in Europe which led to the Second World War. The Treaty of Versailles was another factor to cause World War II. The peace treaty was made to end World War I was ineffective. The League of Nation helped to cause World War II because it failed to do what it was made for. The Great Depression was also a factor to cause the Second …show more content…
The Treaty of Versailles Allied powers met at the Paris Peace Conference in France to discuss the treaty without inviting Germany. The Treaty of Versailles was imposed on Germany after World War I and it forced them to pay reparations. The Treaty caused Germany to repay war debts to the Allied countries. Germans had to pay about 33 billion dollars for the destruction of the war. Germany was forced by the Treaty of Versailles to hand over their territories to Poland, Belgium, and Czechoslovakia. All of Germany’s foreign colonies were given to the Allied countries. Germany’s army was limited to 100,000 men, 15,000 navy, and 6 naval ships. Rhineland was de-militarized. They were not allowed to have air force, tanks, and submarines. The German people were angry about the treaty and thought it was too harsh. Germany’s economy started to collapse as they were trying to pay the reparations. After World War I, Germany suffered from unemployment and poverty. It was becoming impossible for Germany to recover after the First World War. German money became worthless because of inflation. Many Germans were not happy with the peace treaty. People were …show more content…
The Great Depression damaged the economies of Europe and United States. It caused poverty and unemployment in several countries. The Great Depression led rise to dictatorship in many countries. Germany was collapsed from paying expenses of the war. Several countries started to build empires to secure their natural resources and raw materials. Many countries left The League of Nations instead of end trading with other countries. France and Britain also suffered from The Great Depression. People’s rage towards unemployment and inflation instigated most nations to start World War

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