Negative Effects Of The Treaty Of Versailles

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World War 1 was the first large battle among so many countries, including the Central Powers of Germany and Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria, against the Allies. The Allies consisted of the United Kingdom, the British Empire, France, Russian Empire, the United States, Italy and Japan. The war was all caused because of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, who was killed on June 28, 1914. It caused extreme amounts of chaos, but after so much fighting, all the people wanted was peace. That’s when the Treaty of Versailles came into play. The Treaty of Versailles, which was signed as a peace settlement after World War 1, consisted of many positive and negative factors, but there were definitely more negative factors. In fact, some of the factors played a very significant role in history, especially against Germany and their historical timeline. The Treaty was created for peace between Germany and the Allied powers, France, Britain, and the United States of America, but it more or less created even more political conflict and economic disarray in Germany. The Treaty of Versailles is actually a very fine epitome of situational irony, for it was meant to cause peace after a battle, but basically started a whole other battle itself, just over controversial…show more content…
Germany’s armed forces were not actually lowered to only 100,000 men, but as of on paper, all terms were carried throughout until later in history, due to problems with the Nazi’s. And overall, the factors all sound negative. Though, there are some positive factors that came out of the Treaty of Versailles. For instance, it postponed World War 2 for just a slightly longer amount of time. Without the Treaty, World War 2 would have occurred much quicker because Germany wouldn’t have paid the reparations and other countries would have still found injustice in the situation, and much sooner for that
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