Causes Of Treaty Of Versailles

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After the First World War, the Treaty of Versailles was set in place to attempt to preserve the peace between the Allies and Axis people for the years to come and to accommodate for all the harm that came to civilians during this time of war. The negotiation took roughly six months to conduct before the Allies signed and put into effect final copy of the treaty. During this conference, numerous ideas of how the countries involved should approach the treaty were debated, but a limited amount were included. The treaty angered several counties considering what they wanted was not included. However, for other countries, it was the opposite; for example, the Treaty enraged Germany because they felt their punishment for the war was unwarranted. The Treaty of Versailles was a leading factor of the Second World War because, although its purpose was to retain the peace, it angered countries such as Germany and Italy into retaliation; it also allowed access for other places to start taking control of surrounding areas of the land they received from the treaty. Out of all the countries that were a part of the treaty of Versailles, Germany was afflicted the most. According to the article 231 of the Treaty of Versailles, the Guilt Clause, “Germany accepts the responsibility of Germany and her allies for causing all the loss and damage to which the Allied and Associated Governments and their nationals have been subjected as a consequence of the war imposed upon them by the aggression

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