Essays Tagged: "Versailles Treaty"

The Blitzkrieg and the Invasion of Poland... This is a study of the events leading up to the German invasion of Poland and the influence of Guderian and the Blitzkrieg on the outcome.

in the conquest of Poland, and what role did General Heinz Guderian play in these advancements?The Versailles Treaty of 1919 had as much to do with the onset of WWII and German aggression as any othe ... ent that Germany had no intention of living peacefully with Poland and within the guidelines of the Versailles Treaty. Adolph Hitler was quoted weeks before the invasion as saying to his generals, "I ...

(10 pages) 156 1 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This is a four page essay on the interwar period between WWI and WWII, and the European advancements in warfare at that point in history.

treaties and pacts did more to instigate war than to help deter it. Some examples of these are the Versailles Treaty, which basically all but dismantled the German military structure, another example ... ophy in naval progression. In the 1930's when Hitler's Germany openly disavowed compliance with the Versailles Treaty and began the re-galvanizing of it's army and navy, it caused the nations which wo ...

(4 pages) 94 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

How justified are hostile criticisms of the Versailles Treaty?

How justified are hostile criticisms of the Versailles Treaty?On the 11th of November 1918 the Kaiser's Germany lay down their weapons on the si ... Peace Conference' and from the cattle trading that ensued over its five-month duration sprung the 'Versailles treaty' professing the manifesto for German reparations, which in the years to come were ... auses for the Second World War. But is this hostility in contemporary history unfounded or can the 'Versailles Treaty' decently be called a mistake of what was realised to be biblical proportions?As t ...

(5 pages) 74 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Fascism in Germany and Italy (contrast and comparisons).

blem that brought about fascism in the two countries was post-war peace settlements, especially the Versailles Treaty. While the Germans were exasperated by the exorbitant reparation payments forced u ... nments. Many Germans were disgruntled with the Weimar Republic for signing the humiliating Treat of Versailles, while many Italians were apprehensive of the chaos within their parliamentary regime. La ...

(3 pages) 112 1 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

What Problems Faced the New Republic in Germany from 1918 to 1923? Why did it survive?

sailing as they had to deal with threats from left wing and right wing factions, the burden of the Versailles treaty and hyperinflation. Weimar survived these crises - but why was it able to?Constant ... the desire to crush the communists. However when the Government began to cut the Freikorps down to Versailles regulated size the right wing was angered. The Kapp Putsch, led by Wolfang Kapp, leader o ...

(7 pages) 37 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Is Hitler to blame for the Second World War?

the appeasement Britain and France presented.Germany was also devastated by the harsh terms of the Versailles Treaty; this caused Hitler to want justice for his country. Was he to blame for the War?H ... didn't impress Hitler much, and he conquered the land, which was against the terms of the Treaty of Versailles. The lack of resistance encouraged Hitler to make demands on Czechoslovakia.These ongoing ...

(4 pages) 57 1 4.3 Apr/2004

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

Acccount for th failure of democracy in Germany between 1918 and 1933

itical climate during this time and a German economy impacted by the harsh, impossible terms of the Versailles Treaty. These factors were disastrously compounded by the fall of Wall Street and the sub ... er and democracy in a war torn and weary nation heavily burdened by the terms and conditions of the Versailles Treaty. As such the Weimar government was never completely embraced and accepted by the G ...

(7 pages) 55 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Treaty Of Versailles

Charlotte GallagherWas the Treaty of Versailles fair or not?I think that the Versailles treaty was unfair to the Germany. Though Germany ... ermany. Though Germany expected to be invited, but they were not invited into the discussion of the Versailles treaty. The German government were given just two weeks to consider the terms of Versaill ... comments were being ignored and they were forced to sign the treaty or Germany will be invaded. The Versailles treaty showed that the Big Four: (The USA, Britain, France and Italy) would never want Ge ...

(2 pages) 62 1 2.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Weimar republic- the Weimar Republic was an overall failure and created the right social, political and economic conditions for the rise of extremist groups like the Nazi Party.

as they thought they were winning the war.Resentment against the government for the signing of the Versailles Treaty (meaning Germany carried the guilt for the war and had to pay back enormous repara ... the party, and in 1919- thousands of political opponents were killed. The spectre of the Treaty of Versailles still hung over the head of Germans. Many of them felt the government had betrayed the pe ...

(6 pages) 48 1 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Analyse the historical and contemporary conditions in Italy leading to a fascist government in 1922, and comment on the view that a seizure of power took place

at of communism, the growing anarchism in Italian urban areas and the feeling of antipathy over the Versailles Treaty, particularly the idea that Italians had been cheated, demonstrated by the Fiume a ... d part of Dalmatia, Adalia, some Aegean islands and a protectorate over Albania. However, under the Versailles Treaty (1919), Italy only received the first four of the expected territories, subsequent ...

(9 pages) 37 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Treatment of Jews During the Holocaust

g. Nazi wanted to eliminate undesirable people. They blamed the Weimar government for accepting the Versailles Treaty and said it had been forced to do so by Jews, communist, and others. They also cla ...

(3 pages) 79 1 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Nazi Rise To Power

lingering anger at Germany's military collapse toward the end of World War I; resentment toward the Versailles treaty, which had ended the war and imposed harsh conditions on Germany; the worldwide ec ...

(4 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Ratification of the Versailles Treaty

sk this, Germany was forced to succumb to a number of harsh, infuriating demands. Some say that the Versailles Treaty was too harsh to allow Germany to reintegrate itself into a "new" post-war Europe, ... want any part in a "New World Order." With this in mind, the Senate refused to ratify the Treaty of Versailles due to Wilson's League of Nations Article. The United States didn't want to be involved i ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.4 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

World War 2.

as World War II. But what caused this war? Well, World War II had six major causes: anger over the Versailles Treaty, the failure of peace efforts after World War I, the rise of Fascism, the goals of ... hough there are many other reasons, he was definitely one of them. Another reason was the Treaty of Versailles. This was the treaty that was signed at the end of World War 1. This treaty outlined the ...

(4 pages) 93 1 3.0 Sep/2005

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

To what extent had the hopes of the peacemakers of 1918-19 been fulfilled in Europe by 1929?

e First World War broke put in 1914 and finished in 1918, but was officially ended by the Treaty of Versailles in 1919. After signing this Treaty a new order was established in Europe. The old Empires ... h Germany and to do everything in order to preserve peace and such a war wouldn't happen again. The Versailles Treaty included in the 440 articles the demands that Germany officially accept responsibi ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Essay on the correlations between WWI & WWII as well as an in depth view of how the Holocaust occured.

n WWI, was severely punished at the conclusion of WWI. Through numerous diplomatic policies and the Versailles treaty Germany was severely restricted in trade and economic practices. Between that and ... Party, or simply abbreviated as the Nazi's. This ultra nationalist group wanted the repudiation of Versailles and talks about "race and space" and "Germany for the Germans". One of Hitler's main goal ...

(10 pages) 55 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The Treaty of Versailles

he goal following World War I was to restore European stability and maintain everlasting peace. The Versailles Treaty did little to shape any sort of long-term peace from the results of World War I. T ... ittorio Orlando of Italy - dominated the conference and made the important decisions. The Treaty of Versailles reflected outdated, nineteenth century conceptions of the criteria of power and how to pr ...

(7 pages) 66 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Treaty of Versailles

The Treaty of Versailles was the treaty formed at the end of World War I, which many historians say caused the nex ... ty formed at the end of World War I, which many historians say caused the next major war, WWII. The Versailles Treaty did little to shape any sort of long-term peace from the results of World War I. I ... r her treatment by the Allies in the treaty. The principle reasons for the failure of the Treaty of Versailles to establish a long-term peace include the following: 1) the Allies disagreed on how best ...

(4 pages) 98 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Treaty of Versailles

The Treaty of Versailles was the peace treaty settlement that officially ended World War I in 1918 between the All ... Allied and Central Powers and the German Empire (Wikipedia 2007). The treaty was signed at the vast Versailles Palace near Paris between Germany and the allies on June 28, 1919, after months of negoti ... nished for a war not only was they not responsible for but also had to fight."The main terms of the Versailles Treaty were:(1)the surrender of all German colonies as League of Nations mandates(2) The ...

(4 pages) 17 0 3.0 Sep/2007

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

How The Jews Were Discriminated In Nazi Germany

ews were responsible for the First World War.4) They are to blame for the armistice of 1918 and the Versailles Treaty.5) They caused the inflation.6) They brought about the downfall of the Roman Empir ...

(2 pages) 1709 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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