The Treaty of Versailles: A Captivating Guide to the Peace Treaty That Ended World War 1 and Its Impact on Germany and the Rise of Adolf Hitler

October 30, 2020
The Treaty of Versailles: A Captivating Guide to the Peace Treaty That Ended World War 1 and Its Impact on Germany and the Rise of Adolf Hitler

The treaty that ended the First World War, also known as the“war to end all wars,” was signed at the Palace of Versailles,which had been the home of French kings until 1789 and remains oneof the most beautiful structures in the world.Though the men of Versailles (and they were overwhelmingly men)had arrived in Paris to put an end to World War I, by the time theconference ended, the main goal of the diplomats and nationalleaders had turned into ending wars for all time. Obviously, thatdid not work, and as a matter of fact, the end result of the ParisPeace Conference—the Treaty of Versailles—would likely cause morewars than any of its authors could have possibly dreamed of,including World War II.In The Treaty of Versailles: A Captivating Guide to the PeaceTreaty That Ended World War 1 and Its Impact on Germany and theRise of Adolf Hitler, you will discover topics such asFoundationsWhat Came BeforeThe Truce and the Run-Up to VersaillesThe AlliesThe Fourteen PointsThe Scrambled Map and People of EuropeThe Middle EastGermanyThe “Stab-in-the-Back” MythThe League of Nations Fiasco