Thousands of people were poor and starving. An influenza epidemic had killed thousands.
Many German denied they had lost the war and blamed the 'November Criminals' who had agreed to the Armistice and the Treaty of Versallies.
Others blamed for losing the war included the communists, the government and the Jews.
The government was seen as weak and ineffective - the Treaty of Versailles had made living conditions worse in Germany.
Riots and Rebellions:
In 1919, the communists led by Karl Liebnecht and Rosa Luxemburg tried to take over Berlin in the Spartacist revolt - but they were defeated by…