Read the below article. As you do so, consider the following questions:

  • Did the Treaty of Versailles contribute to creating the conditions for World War II, just twenty years later?
  • What difficulties did negotiators face in trying to create the treaty?

Robert Guisepi (ed.), ‘Tragic War and Futile Peace: World War I, Part 2’, World History International, 1992.

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