The Influence Of The Paris Peace Conference

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The Paris Peace Conference that concluded World War One proved to be disastrous by directly adding to the three movements. The Paris Peace Conference increased communist energy because the Treaty of Versailles, an official end to the war, was signed by the moderate Weimar Republic. The Treaty of Versailles had grave consequences for Germany, as its war reparations and other restrictions caused German society to weaken. In addition, inequality among the classes became more apparent. Consequently, the moderate Weimar Republic was denounced by communists for signing the Treaty of Versailles because it greatly harmed the German working-class. Communism then took root in Germany: “Plagued by communist uprisings...Germany’s moderate socialists and their liberal and Catholic supporters faced an enormous challenge.” In other words, the Treaty of Versailles that was signed by the moderate socialist republic made the case for communists that a more radical socialism, (communism), was necessary for Germany to become a more prosperous and egalitarian country for…show more content…
The conference supported pacifism in that it was a genuine push to restore harmony to the world, as evidenced by letters from its attendees: “A young British diplomat later wrote that the victors ‘were journeying to found a new order in Europe. We were preparing not Peace only, but Eternal Peace.’” Part of establishing this eternal peace was The League of Nations, a body of countries that was established to promote transparency and peace between countries. The goal of the group was that “only a permanent international organization could protect member states from aggression and avert future wars” In other words, it was a preventative measure for another world war because it allowed countries to discuss diplomatically with one another. This ideal would subsequently deter future fighting and violence between
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