Why Did the Treaty of Versailles of 1919 Fail?


After the end of World War I, on 28 June 1919 at Versailles, Paris, France, the Treaty of Versailles had established and signed by the allied powers including the United States represented by Woodrow Wilson, Great Britain by David Lloyd, France by Clemenceau, Japan and Italy and central power is Germany. Two major purposes of this treaty are to restrict the power of Germany and to ensure peace and security between both parties as well as in the world. It had put a pressure and limitation in reconstruction Germany’s armed force which known as Reichswehr and also demanding this country to make a reparation to the damaged countries such as France and Great Britain. This treaty also led to the establishment of the League of Nations, an intergovernmental organization which established in January 20, 1920 and aimed to promote world peace and stability. However, later on, it turned out that the treaty was fail due to a few significant reasons. The purpose of the article is to identify and analyze the different factors which caused the failure of the Treaty of Versailles.  Continue reading