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  Treaty of Versailles – FREE Treaty of Versailles Information | Encyclopedia.com: Facts, Pictures, Information!
The Preliminary Treaty of Versailles of 1871 was signed at the end of the Franco-Prussian War by Otto von Bismarck for Germany and by Adolphe Thiers for France.
It was ratified (1871) in the Treaty of Frankfurt.
The treaty formally placed the responsibility for the war on Germany and its allies and imposed on Germany the burden of the reparations payments.
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 Treaty of Versailles – FREE Treaty of Versailles Information | Encyclopedia.com: Find Treaty of Versailles Research
Although some of the treaty's terms were eased in the 1920s, the bitterness it created helped to foster an environment that led to the growth of fascism in Italy and the rise of the Nazi Party in Germany.
The treaty also established the League of Nations, the International Labour Organization, and the Permanent Court of International Justice (later the International Court of Justice).
Senator Lawrences Sherman's role in the defeat of the treaty of versailles
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 The Treaty of Versailles and its Consequences
The Versailles Treaty did little to shape any sort of long-term peace from the results of World War I. Instead, the treaty, hastily put together, was vague, exposed the Allies’ inability to cooperate toward an agreement, and fueled German nationalism from resentment over her treatment by the Allies in the treaty.
The Treaty presented to the German delegates at Versailles was a harsh break from the promise of a treaty based on Wilson’s “Fourteen Points.” The Germans felt betrayed by the treaty presented to them and resented the manner in which the Allied Powers were treating them.
What stopped the Treaty of Versailles from ever approaching success, however, was not the terms of the treaty, argues Henig, but rather the reluctance to enforce the terms by the Allies.
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 Treaty of Versailles: In World War I — Infoplease.com
The treaty formally placed the responsibility for the war on Germany and its allies and imposed on Germany the burden of the
unilaterally canceled the military clauses of the treaty, which in practice became a dead letter; in 1936 he began the remilitarization of the Rhineland.
Lamb, Margaret, and Nicholas Tarling From Versailles to Pearl Harbor: the Origins of the Second World War in Europe and Asia.
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 First World War.com - Primary Documents - Treaty of Versailles, 28 June 1919
The treaty was perceived by many as too great a departure from U.S. President Wilson's Fourteen Points; and by the British as too harsh in its treatment of Germany.
Controversial even today, it is often argued that the punitive terms of the treaty supported the rise of the Nazis and the Third Reich in 1930s Germany, which in turn led to the outbreak of World War II.
The Versailles treaty deprived Germany of around 13.5% of its 1914 territory (some seven million people) and all of its overseas possessions.
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  Modern History Sourcebook: Treaty of Versailles, Jun 28, 1919
At the end of fifteen years from the coming into force of the present Treaty the inhabitants of the said territory shall be called upon to indicate the sovereignty under which they desire to be placed.
The territories which were ceded to Germany in accordance with the Preliminaries of Peace signed at Versailles on February 26, 1871, and the Treaty of Frankfort of May 10, 1871, are restored to French sovereignty as from the date of the Armistice of November 11, 1918.
The provisions of the Treaties establishing the delimitation of the frontiers before 1871 shall be restored.
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  Treaty of Versailles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The treaty was ratified by the League of Nations on January 10, 1920.
In Germany, the treaty caused shock and humiliation that contributed to the collapse of the Weimar Republic in 1933 and arguably, Adolf Hitler's rise to power.
The Treaty of Versailles did cripple Germany's economy in the early 1920's and left it vulnerable to the equally devastating Great Depression of the early 1930's, which in turn paved the way for Nazism to receive popular support.
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 Versailles, Treaty of - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Versailles, Treaty of
The UK and France were satisfied with the Treaty of Versailles, believing that Germany had been suitably punished and weakened.
The Versailles settlement sowed the seeds of the rise of Adolf Hitler and Nazism by crippling Germany financially in the post-war years.
Although the Treaty of Versailles was only one of the factors contributing to the eventual collapse of the Weimar Republic, its harsh terms were at the root of many of its problems.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Treaty of Versailles
U.S. Senate opinion on the Treaty of Versailles was divided into three distinct views: The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives.
The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk was a peace treaty signed on March 3, 1918, at Brest, formerly Brest-Litovsk, between Russia and the Central Powers, marking Russias exit from World War I. The treaty was practically obsolete before the end of the year but is significant as a chief...
Terms imposed by the Treaty included Germany losing a certain amount of its territory to a number of surrounding countries, being stripped of all its overseas and African colonies, and its ability to make war again was limited by restrictions on the size of its military.
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 Versailles, Treaty of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Preliminary Treaty of Versailles of 1871 was signed at the end of the Franco-Prussian War by Otto von Bismarck for Germany and by Adolphe Thiers for France.
It was ratified (1871) in the Treaty of Frankfurt.
The treaty formally placed the responsibility for the war on Germany and its allies and imposed on Germany the burden of the reparations payments.
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 Treaty of Versailles
The Treaty of Versailles was presented to the Germans on May 7, 1919, in the Trianon Palace in Versailles (Watt 405).
In the treaty, the German government was forced to admit that Germany and its allies were solely guilty of causing the war (Nelson).
The Treaty of Versailles may have contributed to the rise of the German dictator Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party during the 1930¡¦s.
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The treaty was ratified on January 10, 1920 and required that Germany accept responsibility for the war and was thus obliged to pay large amounts of compensation (known as war reparations).
The treaty established a commission which was to determine the exact size of the reparations to be paid by Germany.
At the Treaty of Versailles it was difficult to decide on a common ruling, because each had been treated differently by Germany during the War.
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