What were the terms of treaty of versailies

Asked by sarubhatia6 | 16th Jul, 2014, 10:57: PM

Expert Answer:

The Peace Treaty of Versailles signed between the Allies and Germany proved to be harsh and humiliating for them.

The terms of this treaty were:

a) Germany and her allies were held guilty of aggression and damages.

b) Germany lost its overseas colonies, of its population, 13 % of its territories, 75% of its iron and 26% of its coal to France, Poland, Denmark and Lithuania.

c) The Allied powers occupied the resource-rich Rhineland for much of the 1920s and that area was to be demilitarised.

d) To weaken the power, the Allied Powers demilitarised Germany. They were not allowed to have Air-force and submarines and had to limit their army strength to 100,000.

e) Germany was forced to pay for the losses and damages suffered by the Allied powers during the war. They had to pay the compensation amounting to £6 billion.

Answered by Akanksha Kaul | 17th Jul, 2014, 12:07: PM

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