Weimar Republic/Golden Age/Stresemann

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Who was appointed Chancellor in 1923?
Gustav Stresemann
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What did Stresemann do to solve the problems?
Called off the passive resistence in the Ruhr, burned the worthless marks and negotiated to receive American loans under the Dawes Plan in 1924
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What was the Dawes Plan?
Reparations re-negotiated to be payed over longer period of times, accompanied by loans from US to revive German economy
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Between which years did Germany recover under Sresemann?
1924-29
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Why did Stresemann have a wider support than Ebert?
He was a right-winger
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What did Germany achieve in 1928?
Same levels of production as before war and increased wages
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What was the currency called that Stresemann introduced?
Rentenmark
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Why was there a cultural revival?
Strict censorship under the Kaiser but the Weimar Republic allowed freedom of expression
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Example of artist who represented reality of everyday life
Otto Dix - highlighted gaps between rich and poor in Germany
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Example of designer who rejected traditional styles
Paul Klee
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Who was Marlene Dietrich?
One of Germany's greatest international stars
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Examples of taboo issues that became acceptable
Drinking and smoking
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How did politics become more stable?
No attempted revolutions between 1923-29 and moderate political parties had 136 more seats in Reichstag than radical parties
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What did Stresemann sign in 1925?
The Locarno Treaties
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What were the Locarno Agreements?
Pact that agreed not to change Germany's Western bordes with France and Belgium
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What was Germany accepted into in 1926?
The League of Nations
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What did Germany and 64 other nations sign in 1928?
The Kellogg-Briand Pact
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What was the Kellogg-Briand Pact?
Agreement not to go to war
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What had Stresemann negotiated before he died in 1929?
The Young Plan
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What was the Young Plan?
Economic plan to help pay reparations
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