How The Treaty of Versailles Caused WWII

Treaty of Versailles
By Nick Chapman

Thesis: The treaty of Versailles led to World War II directly, the flawed terms of the treaty put Germany into a state of chaos that made it impossible for Germany to recover from World War I.
This website will outline the terms of the treaty, effects of the treaty, and how the effects of the treaty led to World War II. To navigate  the page simply click on the tabs at the top of the page, I recommend that you move through the tabs from left to right for the best understanding of the content. Make sure to mouse over "More" so that you see all of the tabs above. Thanks for visiting and I hope that you enjoy your stay.

The Setting of World War I

World War I took place mainly in central Europe. While countries from all over the world were involved, most of the battles were fought along the France-Germany boarder. If at any point during your stay at this website you become confused about countries or alliances be sure to refer back to this map.

The main Allied powers, the ones that were in charge of the treaty, are The United States, England, France, Italy, and Japan.

The Central powers are solely Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire, though it is important to note that none of these countries were involved in drafting the Treaty.