The Weimar Republic - key facts

Key facts and figures about the Weimar Republic 1919-28, including evidence for political and economic stability/instability during the Golden Years and Early Years.

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What percentage of the vote did pro Wemair parties gain in the 1928 election?
76% of the vote
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What percentage of the vote did the Nazis and KPD gain in the 1928 election?
The Nazis gained 2.7% (12 seats), the KPD gained 10.6% (54 seats)
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What percentage of the vote did pro-Weimar parties receive in the 1928 election?
76% of the vote
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What percentage of support did the Grand Coalition have in the Reichstag during their time in office?
They had a secure majority of 60%
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How many different governments were there between 1923-1929?
There were seven different governments, some of which didn't command a majority of support
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How many different governments were there during the whole Weimar period?
18
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How many governments during the Weimar period were minorities?
10
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In what year was the anti-Young Plan referendum and what percentage voted in favour?
1929, 13.9% of those who voted supported it
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By what year did production equal that of 1913 levels?
1928
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By what percentage was national income higher in 1928 than that of 1913?
12% higher
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By what percentage did exports rise between 1925-1929?
Exports rose by 40%
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How many marks were loaned to Germany between 1924-1930?
25.5 billion marks
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How were wages affected between the years 1924-1930?
They rose every year
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At what level was unemployment at during this period?
Unemployment ran at a relatively low level, but it didn't fall below 1.3 million and levels were climbing before 1929
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What did the Dawes plan reduce reparations payments per year to?
1 million marks per year till 1929
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In what year was Germany admitted into the League of Nations?
1926
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In what year did Stresemann agree Germany's post-war western boarders and what was the name of this pact?
In 1925 as part of the Locarno Pact
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In what year was the inflationary crisis?
1923
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By December 1923, how many marks were equivalent to one US dollar?
4.2 trillion marks
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In marks, how much did Germany import and export in 1925?
Imported 12.4 thousand million. Exported 9.3 thousand million.
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By 1928, by what percentage was national income per head in agriculture below the national average?
44%
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At what level was grain production in 1928 compared to 1913 levels?
It was just 3/4 that of 1913 levels
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Name two political uprisings from the left wing and when did they occur?
The Spartacist Uprising (Jan 1919) and Red Bavaria (April 1919)
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Name two political uprisings from the right wing and when did they occur?
The Kapp Putsch (1920) and Munich Putsch (1923)
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How many right wing political assassinations went unpunished?
326 out of 354
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How many left wing political assassinations went unpunished?
4 out of 22
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What percentage of the vote did pro-Weimar parties receive in the 1920 election?
45%
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What was the percentage turn out for the January 1919 election?
Participation was high at 85% of those eligible voting
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What percentage of the vote did the SPD win in the first January 1919 Weimar election?
38%
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Due to proportional representation, how many votes were equivalent to 1 seat?
60,000 votes to 1 seat
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How many different chancellors had there been by 1923?
8 different chancellors
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Before 1923, for how long had the longest coalition government lasted?
18 months
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