Weimar Recovery 1924-1929

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Between 1924 and 1929, the Weimar Chancellor, Gustav Streseman, improved German relations with many other countries.  In 1924, Stresemann accepted the Dawes Plan that saw Germany accept 800 million marks from the USA as a loan to kickstart the German economy. In 1925, he signed the Locarno Treaties, that guaranteed that neither Germany or France would try to take land from each other.  A year later Germany became a member of the League of Nations.  This shows that Germany were being accepted back with the other international powers.  The Young Plan of 1929 set out how Germany would pay their debts to the Allies after the First World War.  It decreased the reparations payments by 75%.


Proportional representation meant that no single party could be voted into power.  This produced lots of unstable coalitions that didn't solve any of Germany's problems. The existence of extreme parties such as the KPD and NSDAP…


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