After much discussion, the peace treaty was ratified by the U.S. Senate on February 6, 1899; and in accordance with its terms Puerto Rico, the Philippine archipelago, and Guam were transferred from Spain to the United States, and Cuba came under U.S. jurisdiction until the creation of an independent government. “Peace Treaty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peace%20. Access 27 Nov 2020. The Treaty of Versaille is arguably the most infamous peace treaty and is held responsible by many historians for the rise of Nazism in Germany and the outbreak of World War II in 1939. The costly reparations that Germany had to pay to the victors, the fact that Germany had to assume sole responsibility for the beginning of the war and the severe restrictions on German rearmament were all in the Treaty of Versaille and caused great discontent in Germany. The question of whether or not the treaty can be held responsible for the opening of another war is an example of the difficulties associated with peace. But such a conflict did not result from a more criminal settlement with the Ottoman Empire. Peace agreements are treaties that aim to end a violent conflict or significantly modify a conflict so that it can be dealt with in a more constructive manner.
There are different types of agreements that can be reached during a peace process. Each type of agreement has its own purpose and serves in itself to give a positive impetus to a final settlement. However, these agreements are not easy to distinguish, as content can sometimes overlap. Not all types of agreements are necessary for each conflict. Some processes can lead to progressive agreements leading to a comprehensive settlement. Other peace processes could try to negotiate an agreement in a comprehensive way. It was the end of a struggle that left Spain with only the Carolinas and a few other Pacific islands, which it sold to Germany in 1899 for 800,000, and a few islands left out by the Paris Peace Treaty of 12 December 1898 and for which America paid 20,000 in 1900. What prompted you to seek the peace treaty? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible). Most peace agreements address three main concerns: procedure, content and organization.
Rebuilding the social fabric between states or within a state can be extremely difficult. In some cases, national or national construction may seem impossible.