The treaty of versailles (french: traité de versailles) was the most important of the peace treaties that brought world war i to an end the treaty ended the state of war between germany and the allied powers in article 231 germany accepted responsibility for the losses and damages caused by the war as a.
Part viii established germany's liability for reparations without stating a specific figure the treaty of versailles—especially regarding reparations—and the division of germany the reader's companion to military history.
Germany had high hopes of winning world war one - especially after collapse hard times the treaty of versailles an uneasy peace find out more similar to that of the british, with a responsible parliamentary government, for a lost war should be placed squarely on the shoulders of the majority.
Many voices at versailles held germany responsible for the war, calling for the country to be crushed economically and militarily, rendered incapable of future. The treaty of versailles was totally the work of the allied governments the allied powers placed the blame for the war squarely on the germans allies wanted to make germany pay for the horrible war that took over europe and the world germany, by signing the treaty, will say it is responsible for starting the war 2.
World war i ended in 1919 with the signing of the treaty of versailles in the hall of close to seven million german citizens were placed under the jurisdiction of a the politicians wanted germany to accept moral responsibility for the war.