Treaty of Versailles

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  • The treaty of versailles was the peace settlement signed after World War One had ended.
  • It was signed at the vast Versailles Palace near Paris.
  • The three most important politicians there were David Lloyd George, Georges Clemenceau and Woodrow  Wilson.
  • Many wanted Germany now led by Fredrich Ebert, smashed - others like Lloyd George, were privately more cautious.
  • World War One had left Europe devastated. Those countries that had suffered casualties never experienced before.
  • The total deaths of al nations who fought in the war is thought to have been 8.5 million with 21 million being wounded. 
  • Alongside these stastics was the fact that vast areas of north-easten Europe had been reduced to rubble.

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