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Versailles Treaty

A 1919 treaty that solemnized the end of World War I. It required Germany, Austria, and Hungary to accept responsibility for causing the war and Germany to pay heavy reparations to the victorious powers. While some scholars disagree, others believe these reparations contributed to Germany's hyperinflation in the early 1920s. In any case, the reparations were humiliating and financially damaging for Germany, which did not make the final payment until 2010.
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Anniversaries: 1769: The Morning Chronicle newspaper was first issued; 1778: The British were defeated by Washington's army at the Battle of Monmouth, New Jersey; 1838; Queen Victoria crowned at the age of 19; 1910: Westminster Cathedral consecrated; 1914: The Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria and his wife were shot in Sarajevo starting World War 1; 1919: The Treaty of Versailles was signed; 1950: England lost 0-1 to America in the first round of the World Cup Finals in Brazil; 1958: Death of poet Alfred Noyes.
Anniversaries: 1660: The Long Parliament of England dissolved; 1802: The United States Military Academy established at West Point; 1872: Wanderers beat Royal Engineers 1-0 at Kenington Oval in first FA Cup Final; 1888: First recorded sale of a manufactured motor car when Emile Roger of Paris bought a petrol-driven vehicle from Karl Benz's new factory; 1935: Hitler renounced the Treaty of Versailles and reintroduced compulsory military service; 1937: Death of statesman Sir Joseph Austen Chamberlain; 1973: The new London Bridge opened by the Queen; 1968: American troops killed 175 unarmed villagers in Mai Lai, Vietnam.
Anniversaries:1769:The Morning Chronicle newspaper was first issued; 1778: The British were defeated by Washington's army at the Battle of Monmouth, New Jersey; 1838; Queen Victoria crowned at the age of 19: 1910: Westminster Cathedral consecrated; 1914: The Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria and his wife were shot in Sarajevo starting World War 1; 1919: The Treaty of Versailles was signed; 1950: England lost 0-1 to America in the first round of the World Cup Finals in Brazil; 1958: Death of poet Alfred Noyes.
Poland, re-established after the Treaty of Versailles, decided to reunite its former land and invaded Belorussia, driving out the Soviet forces.
They were built while the Treaty of Versailles prohibited the Germans fro m possessing capital ships of more than 10,000 tons, and were launched between 1931 and 1934.
At the exact same moment both posed for pictures in front of the squares central sculpture, which commemorates the May Fourth movement, when Chinese students took to the streets to protest their country's ill treatment in the Treaty of Versailles, ending the first world war.
The German Army marched into the Rhineland in violation of the terms of the Treaty of Versailles which had established a demilitarised zone in the region.
The rise of Adolf Hitler and The National Socialist German Workers Party (NSDAP) in Weimar Germany was a direct result of the cruel Treaty of Versailles - concluded at the end of the First World War.
The Treaty of Versailles established the League of Nations in 1920, at the end of World War I, to work for global peace.
What name is given to the strip of land granted to Poland by the Treaty of Versailles in 1919 that separated East Prussia from the rest of Germany?
They may have pinned their faith to the Treaty of Versailles.
History will not remember Pope Francis's meeting with the president of the Lutheran World Federation Monday in Sweden as it does, say, the Treaty of Versailles that ended World War I.
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