Were they that golden?

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Foreign Policy

- Ruhr Crisis ended, Stresemann's actions caused them to leave in 1925 

- Reparations renegotiated, Stresemann pursued a policy of fulfilment of Germany's international obligations through payments

- Germany admitted to the League of Nations in 1926 


Eased burden of reparations - increased repayment term to 59 years - reduced annual payments 

It was ooposed by nationalist right. A coalition of the DNVP and early Nazi party organised a referndum opposing it. It failed, only got 13.9% support.

Culture + Society

Gay life flourished in Berlin

- Some young women pursued careers and live independently 

- Often not seen as positive change by right wing Germans

- Outside urban areas, this behaviour was often frowned upon 

Artistic Culture

- Architecture - Bauhaus movement created modern designs and graphics

- Music wise American jazz became very popular - especially in Berlin 

- Erich Maria Remarque's All quiet on the Western Front (1929) looked at tragic impact of WW1 on German soldiers 

- Cabaret etc 


By 1929, Weimar Germany was a stable Democracy?

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