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How justified were the German objections to the Versailles Treaty?
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How justified were the German objections
to the Versailles Treaty?
The Treaty of Versailles was signed on the 28th June 1919 and was the Treaty that dealt with with Germany at the end of the First World War. It is said that the harshness of the treaty the cause of the Second World War as it partly caused the rise of the Nazis. There were many complaints from Germany that were largely ignored by the Allies and there are good reasons for their objections. However, there are also events that make the German objections seem less justified.
One fact that supports the German objections was the fact that the treaty was negotiated as a 'Diktat' treaty. This meant the Germans had no say whatsoever in the initial planning and negotiation of the treaty; they did send representatives to Versailles but they were not allowed to take part in the actual negotiations. This was not at all fair on the German people and gives the German nation fuel for their objections to Versailles. It also is not a good way to discuss a peace treaty, as if you want to prevent a war
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