How did the Versailles Treaty, which was formed months after the end of the First World War, help cause the Second World War? This treaty contributed by treating Germany harshly through the following ways: territorial losses, military restrictions, economic reparations, and war guilt. One way the Treaty of Versailles had
In order to compel the Allies to reduce Germany 's war reparations of the First World War, the German government vigorously cut in public spending. While in doing so, the consequences are a large number of unemployment and deflation. In the meantime, a large number of unemployment and deflation created conditions for the Nazis came to power. This is one of the most eminent financial crisis happened in the history of Germany in 1923. The disaster of hyperinflation was indirectly caused by the symbol of the end of the First World War, namely the Versailles Treaty.
Which didn’t bring the German people much joy as his way of dealing with the aftermath of WW1 was revenge paid in all what Germany had to offer. Clearly disregarding how Germany would manage as well as the impact it would have on the future generations of Germans. The unreasonableness of the Treaty is what caused the Germans to suffer, causing them to want change, which resulted in anger and
The Berlin wall was tearing families apart, and “meant to many people a loss in human rights” -not allowing the freedom of movement .And it was keeping people from moving, staying in East Germany for example, without even wanting or willing to. 4. Is or was it successful in fulfilling its purpose? Why or why
The situation to Germany after WWII is more serious as Germany was divided into four occupation zones ruled by France,Britain,US and USSR and Berlin was also divided into four occupation zones which totally lose her sovereignty as it was under the control of the four powers but Germany can remain her sovereignty after WWI and we can see that the effect of the impact of WW2 to more long lasting to Germany as the occupation zones further divided Germany into two countries-German Democratic Republic and Federal Republic of Germany. ‘Forming the German Democratic Republic(GDR) is partly in response to the formation of the Federal Republic of Germany and the formation of GDR assured that Germany would remain divided for the foreseeable future’(Robert Cole,2004 P.265)The occupation had split Germany and affect the Germans for decades until the unification of Germany in
The Middle Ages is best renamed the Dark, referring to a chaotic and terror-filled time, Ages because of the absence of organization, substituted by discomfort. Without proper leadership to protect Europeans from widespread disorganization in their society, they were vulnerable to emotional instability and the darkness that came from this. Leadership is a crucial factor in a successful civilization because it prevents another civilization to rise to superiority, which would further immerse a larger group in darkness. One must question the authority of their own leader to prevent darkness on their own
Many countries lacked the funds to support a war. They could not afford new weaponry and were unable to create and maintain a large military. Many countries also didnt have multiple troops because the horror of the first world war was still fresh in the mind of citizens. Hitler continued to occupy Rhineland, conquer Sudetenland and annex Austria. Because of Hitlers rapid expansion, Prime Minister Mackenzie King and the
The German military was frustrated by the feeling that they had been betrayed by the political leaders who chose to end the war. In 1919, the German government was weak because leaders fled government positions as the war was closing. The treaty required the military to keep its navy, army and air force small. Section V. Articles 159-213 outlined the restrictions. The Army was limited to 100,000 troops with no armored vehicles (See Chart).
On 11 November 1918, Germany finally surrendered .They then received a lot of consequences such as the treaty of Versailles. However, was it inevitable that Germany will lose in World War One? In the following paragraphs, we are going to talk about some of the reasons for Germany’s failure. Some reasons show that Germany was actually taking less advantage in the war, but
Their oil prices dropped to low levels. The division between the upper class and the lower class began to widen and the younger generation of the Soviet Union did not want to embrace the socialist way of life (“Soviet Union”). The Cold War was coming to an end and the Soviets were being overwhelmed by western democracy. The Soviet government tried to fix their issues, but eventually, they had to give up socialism and conform to the west. The Soviet leader announced that the citizens of Berlin were now free to cross over the Wall.