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Why Was The Treaty Of Versailles Unjust

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I don't believe the Treaty of Versailles was unjust by any means. The treaty had many things written in it, like financial penalties, limits on the military, and loss of territory. But none of them were anything new, they had been carried through history. The new Germany rose to a stand to take Alsace and Lorraine from France then when the Franco-Prussian War in 1871 began to subside, they then started imposing very big financial indemnity on the defeated France. Later when Niall Ferguson brought to everyone's attention that the post WW1 Weimar Germany was absolutely able to afford the Reparations repayments, though it was not their intent. If they were to have the slightest of political will to pay what was due on time and in full amounts,
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