AMERICAN IMPERIALISM(1890 1919)
TREATY OF VERSAILLES[SOURCES]
(A) 1, 000, 000 square miles of land given up
(B) $33 Billion in reparations
(C) ** Not allowed to rebuild cities
(D) Not allowed to join with Austria
Concept note-1: -The German army was to be limited to 100, 000 men. Conscription was forbidden. The treaty restricted the Navy to vessels under 10, 000 tons, with a ban on the acquisition or maintenance of a submarine fleet. Germany was forbidden to maintain an air force.
Concept note-2: -The Treaty of Versailles related to establishing the conditions of peace with Germany. The major sanctions imposed by the treaty included the disarmament of Germany, payment of very large reparations to the allies, and demilitarization of the Rhineland.
Concept note-3: -Treaty of Versailles Terms Germany and the other defeated powers-Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and Turkey-were not represented at the Paris Peace Conference.
Concept note-4: -The Germans thought they had been tricked and betrayed, and they hated the Treaty. The Germans were also furious about the various terms of the Treaty. They hated clause 231 – the ‘War Guilt’ clause – which stated that Germany had caused ‘all the loss and damage’ of the war.