World War I - Treaty of Versailles
Signed five years to the day after the Archduke Ferdinand’s assassination, the Treaty of Versailles effectively ended the state of war between Germany and the Allies. One of the most important stipulations in this treaty was that Germany accept all responsibility for causing the war. Because of this, the country was also forced to cede territory and pay reparations. Some considered the treaty too strict, while others felt it was too lenient. In Part 4 of our series on WWI, WatchMojo.com learns more about the Treaty of Versailles, which is widely considered the most important and controversial document of the twentieth century.