Article 232 and 233 states that Germany had to pay for all the damage they caused in WWI and the amount was finalized by the other countries. Germany did not want to pay any of the reparations because they did not agree that they should take full responsibility for the war. Angry Germans helped Hitler into power more than before because he stopped all the payments. These articles made the German people angry and yet again look to Hitler for leadership, by looking to him, he made the decision to stop all the payment being made. By ending payments, Germany made what the Treaty of Versailles says was broken and therefore starts to get the countries who are supposed to get money from Germany angry, so now the Treaty of Versailles made Germany angry.
The Treaty of Versailles created multiple economic problems for Germany, such as inflation and unemployment, by demanding a reduction in Germany trade, reparations, taking away resources and industry. The German were separated from each other due to the Treaty of Versailles taking away Germany territory. An unpopular government was also put into place because of the Treaty of Versailles. Hitler wanted to make
Even before he was running for leader, he said, in his book, “ 'The Peace Treaty of Versailles, ' was taken as an attack on the Republic and a sign of a reactionary if not monarchistic attitude.” (Mein Kampf). He was not the only one that felt this way and as result, he easily took control of Germany by connecting to the people of Germany and the hatred they felt towards the treaty of
It was felt that Germany had been simply made a scapegoat by the other countries for all that had happened. Looking back it is clear that the Treaty of Versailles created more problems than it actually solved. The treaty broke up empires and changed boundaries. The Germans lost territory and other countries tried to weaken Germany’s military potential and strengthen their own to compensate for the destruction of their lands caused by the Germans.
When Japan refused to surrender, President Truman decided to drop two atomic bombs on Japan. Some people argue that it was the best decision available to Truman. “In 1945, fire raids in Tokyo had killed 140 thousand Japanese citizens and had injured many more ”. Therefore, it makes sense that Truman wanted to end the war early and reduce the number of dead
Hitler felt that ‘everything had been in vain and the deaths of 2 million were for nothing” (Source 1). The signing of the armistice would drive Hitler to his political success; motivating him to return Germany to its former glory and beyond. This primary source reflects Adolf Hitler’s personal thoughts on the armistice and the actions of the Civilian Government of Germany. Hitler wrote in Mein Kampf (Source 2) “ By placing responsibility for the loss of the world war on the shoulders of Ludendorff they took away the weapon of moral right from the only adversary dangerous enough to be likely to succeed in bringing the betrayers of the Fatherland to Justice”.
There was no country involved in World War II that did not use propaganda in some form. Hitler made wide sweeps of propaganda to keep himself in perfect light and his enemies oppressed. Hitler’s main way of spreading propaganda early on was through his public speeches. He held a powerful and charismatic voice that convinced many Germans that he could solve the country’s problems after World War
They also closed down all the competing factories in the colonies forcing them to obtain goods from Europe. It also meant cheaper labor and free raw materials for manufacturing. There was also a political, as colonies showed power of a nation. Britain did not want France to have more colonies than them. The more colonies a nation had, the stronger the nation.
He explains his disbelief with Germany as they abolish the international laws and metaphorically states that they’re controlling the “free highways of the world,” and how he wants to exploit them without “throwing to the winds all scruples of humanity.” He approaches with a serious, fearful tone to show the inhumanity Germany is showing and their country needs to start fighting back to keep
Hitler becoming Chancellor of Germany made him the second most powerful man in Germany with a platform to spread propaganda. The law against formation of new parties allowed Germany to become a one party state eliminating political opposition, whilst the Fire in the Reichstag
The legacy of Canada’s contributions to the First World War was small but significant. Throughout Canada’s years as a powerful nation, they acquired the harsh realities of war and why it is important to separate themselves from Britain and start gaining independence and nationhood. The First World War was truly the period where many nations fought against one another leading to the immensity of destruction. Although at the end of the war, Canada was no longer seen merely as the colony of Britain , but a nation with full independence that had been shaped into a strong and powerful country it has become today.
World war one was given a couple of different nicknames but the one that is most known is “the war to end all wars”. There are a couple different reasons why they gave it that nickname. One of them being that the war was of mass destruction and resulted in lots of deaths. The united states tried to stay away from the war but later on had to join forces with the allied nations.
The treaty took coal producing areas away, reducing the coal production to forty percent (Doc A) The coal is how things run and work and without having that it is like living in a world before the Industrial Revolution. After WWI, Germany began losing land that was taken by other countries (Doc A) The loss of land made Germany furious and wanted to get it back. Anyone losing territory is a big deal especially if it helps the country run better.
That did not last long because when Germany started to get defeated they attack and got back their land. Some of the long term impacts are an effect of some of the short term impacts. A major thing that affect a short term impact is many Austria were killed because United nations failed to do anything to help them before it was too late. One thing that stands on its own is the bombing of Pearl Harbor. It was a major catastrophe that killed many American soldiers.
Who would've thought that the treaty of Versailles would have caused world war 2. Many people didn't think that the treaty of versailles would of caused ww2. The treaty of versailles was created to make peace between the country. How would have the treaty of versailles contribute to the ww2. But it did by treating germany harshly in the following ways territorial losses, military restrictions, economic reparations and war guilt which will be explain in the following paragraphs.