Essays Tagged: "Hall of Mirrors"

Treaty of versailles

How unfair was the Treaty of Versailles?In 1919, Germany came to the Hall of Mirrors to sign the Treaty of Versailles. For them, the experience was humiliating and shame ...

(6 pages) 59 0 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Why did the allies disagree over the treatment of Germany in 1919?

ttles had largely taken place on French soil . They were old enemies, having been humiliated in the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles with the establishment of the Second German Empire in 1870-1871. The P ...

(2 pages) 16 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

How much did the outcomes of the treaties reflect the leadership personalities of France, Germany and Great Britain?

s size - many hundreds of people were involved in the process and the final signing ceremony in the Hall of Mirrors could accommodate hundreds of dignitaries. Many wanted Germany, now lead by Ebert sm ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Versailles Palace

very well known for its chateaus, gardens and parks. One of its most famous characteristics is the Hall of Mirrors. In 1682, Louis XIV chose Versailles as his permanent residence. Versailles became t ... e Chateau alone is 8 acres. The gardens cover 250 acres. In all, the palace covers 42,000 acres!The Hall of Mirrors is one of the most attractive sights at Versailles. In 1678 this was a simple terrac ...

(2 pages) 41 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

What Were the Terms of the Treaty of Versailles? Analyze the Reason for These Terms, and the Possible Damaging Consequences for Germany

ceive a lenient treaty as they had hoped for. The representatives of the 28 nations gathered in the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles on June 28th, 1919, when they handed the treaty to Germa ... ion must have the right to self-determination, or freedom to elect their own government. No nation shall be held under an empire against their will. President Wilson also stated that a new organizatio ...

(6 pages) 50 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Info on the Versailles Peace Treaty and The Reaction of the Germans

War I was put to an end with the all the countries signing a peace treaty. The treaty was signed in Hall of Mirrors on June 28, 1919, 7 months after the Armistice stopping the fighting on November 11, ...

(1 pages) 747 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

French Revolution

Louis XVI lived in the Palace of Versailles. Billions of dollars were spent to make this. Just the Hall of Mirrors alone symbolizes the lifestyle of the French nobility. This hall was covered from on ... e of the French nobility. This hall was covered from one end to another in mirrors (hence the name "Hall of Mirrors") and the walls were painted with gold (Doc.1). Bad harvesting was another iss ...

(2 pages) 331 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers