|World War I1
Results of World War I
World War I became known as the "Great War" because it was the biggest war ever in the history of the world. It was supposed to be the war to end all wars. But it wasn't, 20 years later Germany rebuilt its army, and tried again to take over Europe. The peace treaties were partially responsible for World War II.
The end of World War I came after 4 years of harsh fighting. When the Americans joined the war effort in April of 1917, the Allies were given unlimited industrial and manpower resources. The US were decisive in winning the war, by sending about 10,000 soldiers per day, over to Europe.
Revolution in Germany finally brought an end to the war. In October, 1918, the people of Germany couldn't tolerate the slaughter no more. An armistice, based on Wilson's 14 points, was signed on November 11, 1918. Germany had to evacuate all territory west of the Rhine immediately.
The Treaty of Versailles, named for the F...