Flashcards in Effects On people Deck (13)
What social effects did WW1 have on Germans?
-article 231, war guilt clause; damaged German pride
-distrusted political leaders; November criminals, betrayal
-Reduction of army; felt weak and vulnerable against opponents
What were the positive social effects on German people after WW1?
-Women working; 37% women in workforce during war, didn’t change much
-new government; men and women over 20 could vote
What were the negative political impacts on German people after WW1?
-food shortages; radicalisation of people’s views, rise in communism in working class and political uprisings
What was a positive political impact of WW1 on German people?
-vote for president; German people voted for leader
What were the negative economic impacts of WW1 on German people?
-Industrial Output; fell by 40% 1914-18
-£6.6 Billion in reparations due
What were the negative social impacts of hyperinflation on German people?
-food shortages; health impacted, especially pensioners
-mass unemployment; lost jobs as couldn’t be paid
What were the negative political impacts of hyperinflation on Germans?
-didn’t trust government; had not acted efficiently or effectively in people’s interests
How were Germans effected negatively economically by hyperinflation?
-pensioners; people on fixed income forced into poverty
-savings; much of the middle class saw investment on their savings wiped out which forced them into poverty
What were the social impacts of the depression?
-mass unemployment; 6 million by 1932
What were the political impacts of the depression?
-Many people turned to extremist groups out of desperation.
-lost faith in current government; lack of support for people
What were the economic impacts of the depression?
-as people lost jobs, mass poverty, 58% of what industrial output had been in 1928 so less trading with other countries
How were women affected by Nazi social policies?
-pressured out of work; expected to be a housewife
-children; expected to provide next generation
-image; had to be traditional, no makeup, high heels, trousers
-German maidens league; taught that cooking cleaning and children are most important ‘Küche, Kirche, Kinder’