Effects of Stresemann's Work - Coggle Diagram
Effects of Stresemann's Work
The Dawes Plan provided Germany with 800 million marks to support its industry and businesses which created many jobs and allowed people to prosper.
German industrial production doubled between 1923 and 1928 which led to an increase in the standard of living of many Germans.
The German economy depended on loans from the USA and thus can collapse at a moment's notice if America suddenly called the loan.
Increased inequality in wealth - most of the people who prospered were big businesses, such as the chemical and steel industries, and big landowners. Although the workers also benefited to an extent, there were concerns that the unemployment rates were increasing. It was 6% by 1928.
The main losers from this economic boom were the farmers, who saw an increase in production but not enough demand, which means they can't get enough money and afford to pay back loans (which many of them have). Many small business owners sold their shops to large businesses and became disillusioned of the government as the feel that the government offered them little.
Germany was able to join the League of nations as a result of germany accepting its western borders with France and Belgium which helped improve relations with other countries. This helped enable germany to have say in important decisions .
Stressman work enabled to help reverse some of the terms of the treaty. For example, the implementation of the Young plan helped reduced the reparations for germany
Germany was able to to remove the French, British and Belgium troops out of the rhineland
Germany joining the league of nations lead to a positive step for moderate parties and supported Stresemann diplomatic and increased German confidebnce in the weimar republic as a result of this
The Kellogg-Briand pact who Germany was in the pact, as they were not able to not feel excluded from the negotiations and was considered a world power. The Weimar republic was able to gain respect for its ability to stabilize the country and had recovered. THe pact made germans resumed themselves that the political moderate parties could be trusted for ruling germany
Germany faced opposition for joining the league of nations and for signing the Locarno pact. The nationalist attacked j the German government for this and wanted Germany to refuse to pay the reparations altogether as well as they saw building relationships with enemy countries as a problem to Germany.
The communist faced disapprovement towards the germans of the Lacrono seeing it as a plot against the communist government in the USSR
Germany was getting stronger but was not strong enough to have any power compared to the allies.
Germany was vulnerable as it relied on loans from the US as a result of the implementation of the Young Plan
Many people however in germany disapproved of the pact as it did nothing to end the hatred of the treaty of versailles
The support of the regime was still limited
Postives: Weimar constitution allowed free expression of ideas. Writers and poets flourihed, especially in Berlin
Positives: Berlin was famous for its daring and liberated nightlife. In 1927 there were 900 dance bands in Berlin.
Positives: Caberat artists performed songs that critiqued political leaders and songs about sex that would have been banned during Kaisers time of ruling
Positives: Influence of music, movies, sports, other businesses became popularized
Negative: As a result organizations such as the Wandervogel movement were a reaction to Weimar culture. It wanted to see more help for the countryside and less decadence in the towns. It was a powerful feeling, which the Nazi party successfully used in later years to influence.
Postives: Economic growth
Negative: For traditional German villages the city culture was seen as moral decline.
achievement; Hitler's Nazis gained less than 3 per cent of the vote in the 1928 election
achievement; there were no more attempted revolutions after 1923.
achievement; one politican who had been leading ooponent of ebert in 1923 said that 'the republic is beginning to settle and the german people are becoming recounciled to the way things are'
achiecement; by 1928 the moderate parties had 136 more seats in the reichstag than the radical parties
Negatives; some of the parties who had co-operated in the revolution of 1918 began to co-operated again
problems; 30 percent of the vote went to parties opposed to the republic.
problem; 4 different chancellors and it was only the influence of party leaders which held the party coalitions together
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