Germany lost World War I. In the 1919 Treaty of Versailles, the victorious powers (the United States, Great Britain, France, and other allied states) imposed punitive territorial, military, and economic provisions on defeated Germany. In the west, Germany returned Alsace-Lorraine to France.
Keeping this in consideration, how did the end of ww1 affect Germany?
Germany lost to the allies in WW1 and suffered huge territorial losses giving away its land and population to Poland, Russia, France, Belgium an Denmark and ultimately had to sign The Treaty of Versailles. Terms of the treaty were: Germany had to accept the "War Guilt Clause" and pay reparations.
What was the punishment for Germany after ww1?
It made Germany pay huge sums of money to the other countries to make up for allegedly causing the war. The Treaty of Versailles was designed mostly to punish Germany, reflecting the bitter and vengeful feelings that Britain and France felt towards their World War I enemy.
How did Germany lose the first World War?
So, Germany lost WW1 because the French army was able to escape the trap set for them by the Schlieffen Plan, redeploy their forces to the Marne, and halt the German advance in September 1914. After that failed, the odds were always going to be against Germany. Still, German defeat wasn't assured.