Problems Facing Weimar Germany 1918-23

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  • Problems facing Weimar Germany 1918-1923
    • Economy
      • Reporations
        • The allies wanted to make Germany pay for hat the war had cost them
        • France had lost half a million men and 750,000 homes. Britain lost 1 million men.
        • Germany argued that the large amount of payments ( 6.6million) would leave the country poor.
      • Effects of WW1
        • Treaty of Versailles: The Germans were expecting to be treated fairly as they got red of the Kaiser ( Wilhelm) and did as the allies asked.
          • However the treaty wa sharsh on Germany and they were not allowerd to take part in the negociation, but they did sign it.
      • Hyperinflation
        • German mark worth nothing.
    • Political Violence
      • Beerhall putch
      • Freikorps
        • Ex soilders who were a type of nationalists.
        • Freikorps rebellion in 1920 was called 'kapp putsch'
      • Spartacists.
        • Group of communists tha wanted to over throw Weimar and turn Germany into a communist country.
        • Wanted to use armed forces.
  • Economy
    • Reporations
      • The allies wanted to make Germany pay for hat the war had cost them
      • France had lost half a million men and 750,000 homes. Britain lost 1 million men.
      • Germany argued that the large amount of payments ( 6.6million) would leave the country poor.
    • Effects of WW1
      • Treaty of Versailles: The Germans were expecting to be treated fairly as they got red of the Kaiser ( Wilhelm) and did as the allies asked.
        • However the treaty wa sharsh on Germany and they were not allowerd to take part in the negociation, but they did sign it.
    • Hyperinflation
      • German mark worth nothing.
  • treaty signed in 1919
    • In January 1919 50,00 spartacist rebbelled in Berlin. Leb by Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht
      • Spartacists.
        • Group of communists tha wanted to over throw Weimar and turn Germany into a communist country.
        • Wanted to use armed forces.
      • Rosa and Karl killed by Freikorp
        • Freikorps
          • Ex soilders who were a type of nationalists.
          • Freikorps rebellion in 1920 was called 'kapp putsch'

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