History Essay

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iRunning Header: Consequences of the ending of WWI’s Effect on the US and the rest of the World Consequences of the ending of WWI’s Effect on the US and the rest of the World Lisa Renae Strickland Everest University Jason Schaffer AMH 2030 July 17, 2012 World War I has been known as the World War of the Great War from the beginning until approximately 1939 and then it became known as the First World War or World War I. World War I was centered and based in Europe from July 28, 1914 until November 11, 1918. One of the most common consequences of World War I ending was the start of World War II. The Treaty of Versailles severely hurt Germany because it caused them to lose land and subsequently they had to end up paying for War damages. Therefore, making Germany very angry. As a result of this they sought revenge and their revenge sparked another World War (World War II). Another big consequence was between 8 million and 9 million soldiers lost their lives. Much of Northern France had been destroyed. Millions of Germans were near starvation. Children in many countries were left orphans and homeless. Not only did soldiers lose their lives on both sides but over 20 million soldiers were not only killed but were severely wounded. Thus causing fear in the minds of the world’s people. It caused many countries to fail in their economic growth. It also caused a great famine with in many countries. Germany was affected more than anybody because not only was it on the brink of starvation but it was also deprived of her colonies, armies, and was asked to give up a large war indemnity. The treaties signed at the end of the war and did not compensate many countries, because to was very unjust. Most importantly the treaty caused the Second World War. The end of World War I caused many changes that Russia and Germany were not ready for. The end

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