Flashcards in Unit 5 Deck (52):
When did the Reichstag accept the Dawes plan?
When did president ebert die?
When was Hindenburg elected as president?
How many people supported pro Weimar parties by the 1928 election?
When was the grand coalition created?
1928, was a coalition of the left right and centre, commanded a secure majority
Why did luthers administration collapse in 1926?
Disagreements over the appearance of the German flag
How many governments were there between 1923-1929?
Who was Hindenburg hostile about working with before 1928?
When did production finally equal that of 1913?
How much higher was national income in 1928 than 1913?
Which German company became the largest chemicals manufacturer in Europe during the golden years?
What rose by 40% between 1925 and 1929?
How much did the international community loan Germany between 1924 and 1930?
25.5 million marks
What rose every year between 1924 and 1930?
When did agriculture begin to go in to a recession?
What did a dependence on American loans mean for Germany?
They were vulnerable to us economic problems
When did France and Belgium leave the Ruhr?
What policy did stressemann pursue when trying to pay reparations?
A policy of fulfilment
When was the Dawes plan?
When was the young plan?
When was Germany admitted to the League of Nations?
Which borders did stressemann agree to as part of the 1925 Locarno pact?
Post war borders with France
What did the young payment do?
Increased the repayment term to 59 years, which reduced annual payments
Who opposed the Young plan?
The nationalist right
How many people supported the right wing coalition in the young plan referendum?
What did the cultural changes cause German people to associate with the Weimar system?
Decadence and experimentation
Where did gay life flourish in the 1920s?
Who produced works reflecting on the impact of the First World War and the satirisation of the junker class?
George Grosz and Otto Dix
What architectural movement flourished during the 1920s?
The Bauhaus movement
How many state employees were sacked under Stresemann?
What was the main problem with the Dawes plan?
It involved Germany accepting that it would have to continue to pay reparations
Why did the SPD resist becoming involved in forming coalition governments between 1924 and June 1928?
They believed working with the bourgeois parties would lead to a compromise of the parties ideals
How many votes did Hindenburg win in the 1925 election
Which party did Hindenburg work hard to exclude from coalitions?
What did Hindenburg block from passing in 1926?
A draft law which would define the use of article 48
Why did Hindenburg block the law defining article 48?
He thought the presidents powers should be unrestrained, he did not believe in democracy
When was the lambach article published?
1928, urged DNVP to accept the republic and move on from monarchism
What did the lambach article cause?
The DNVP to move to the right
When did the French promise to evacuate the Rhineland?
June 1930, five years ahead of schedule
What article of the constitution made it possible to petition for referendum?
How many people were unemployed by 1927?
How many people were unemployed by 1929?
When was the collapse in food prices?
How many workers did the ironworks owners lock out in the Ruhr in 1928?
When were the reich relief law and the serious disabilities laws published?
When did the labour exchanges and unemployment insurance law pass?
When did the state spend 33 times more on public housing than it did in 1913?
What did the number of deaths by typhus per 10,000 fall to by the late 1920's?
What did the reich youth law of 1922 claim?
All children were entitled to a decent upbringing
What did the 1926 treaty of Berlin secure?
Good relations between Russia and Germany, both agreed neutrality in the event of attack by a third power
When did the allies withdraw the Inter Allied military control commission which had been set up to oversee German disarmament?