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In 1923, inflation in Germany spiralled out of control and became hyperinflation. Prices began to increase rapidly as the amount of money in circulation increased: the German government had begun to print more notes in order to pay off the interest on its debts.


  • Long term - The military demands of WW! led to an enormous increase in financial costs.
  • Middle term - The acceptance of Reparations, set at £6.6 Billion, in 1921.
  • Short term - The adoption of 'passive resistance'


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