Treaty Of Versailles Analysis

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On November 11th 1918(the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month), the First World War officially ended. So this day Allies (France, Britain and USA) had a great joy. However not all the nations had fall in gladness. On this day nations of Germany had to feel anger and frustration. Also they had agreed (Armistice) to stop fighting during the terms of peace were consulted. Germany signed the armistice on 11th of November in1918, which was the day that the First World War ended. At first Germany believed that the Treaty of Versailles was similar as Woodrow Wilson’s 14 points. Reason why they thought it would be similar is because his points were designed to end the war peacefully and to treat the Germany in a fair way. However…show more content…
For example, it made Germany to hand over 70,000 square kilometers of their lands to the allies. Also Germany had to pay 6,600 million dollars to the Allies. In addition, Germany had to reduce their army, so they couldn’t ready for the next battle. Because of those terms of the Treaty of Versailles Germany hated it a lot. After Germany signed the Treaty of Versailles nations of Germany had live miserable lives, because high inflation happened in Germany. Germany made a wrong decision when they had to pay money. Instead of taxing people to give money for the damage to Allies, Germany borrowed a lot of money from other countries. As a result they had to pay more money with a huge debt. However German government printed more money to pay off the debt but it caused inflation. The government had 300 million papers and work 24 hours a day to pay a huge amount of debt. Germany wasn’t earning money properly, so it didn’t affect their wealth, which means they were still poor while they are keep making money. So prices of goods and education and services rose quickly. So many people didn’t go to the hospital, because it was too…show more content…
Due to the exclusion of the Nazi party, the Weimar Republic started to lose its power and control of Germany. Hitler wanted to spread his idea of nationalist to the German army, which could bring down the government in Berlin. However, Hitler got caught, because of his uprising to gain more power. So Hitler was arrested and he stayed 5 years in the prison. However while he was in the prison, Hitler wrote many books to gain more power, and books that he wrote were based on Nazi’s idea. Some books contained racism and abolishing the treaty of Versailles and dreaming about the large Germany again. Actually many people read those books and they started to support Hitler. Also, For Hitler to rise to power, he would have to use legal and constitutional methods, not violence. Therefore, he organized the propaganda and Merges with other right wing parties. As a result Nazi Party gained 14,000,000 votes from the nations of Germany, and Nazi became the strongest party. “At the risk of appearing to talk nonsense I tell you that the National Socialist movement will go on for 1,000 years! ... Don't forget how people laughed at me 15 years ago when I declared that one day I would govern Germany. They laugh now, just as foolishly, when I declare that I shall remain in power!” Adolf Hitler in Berlin, June
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