How Successful Was The Weimar Republic In The Years 1924-1928

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Did the Weimar Republic Successfully Recover From Its Problems In the Years 1924-1928? After the hyperinflation crisis, Gustav Stresemann became the Chancellor of Germany and promised to solve its problems in 1923: Germany had poor international relations, a destructed economy and political instability. He started a period full of peaceful international relations and economic development in Germany. Then he became the Foreign Minister of Germany and was superseded by Wilhelm Marx. However, did these solutions successfully protect the Weimar Republic? What responses did they get from German people and other countries? From 1924-1928, most of the procedures put by the government worked out well and Germany started to successfully recover.…show more content…
It had peaceful international relations and had gained other countries’ trust and a strong prestige. The money lended by America to Germany showed that even foreign businesses had thought Germany a safe place to invest on and trusted in its future. By signing the Kellogg Briand Pact, Germany agreed to make peace with 60 countries and showed that it backed up peaceful relations. Locarno, another treaty that portrayed Germany’s preference of solving international problems through peaceful means, made Germany agree that its borders with France and Belgium were going to be as it was stated in the Treaty of Versailles. The biggest proof of the change in Germany’s international reputation was its joining into League of Nations. By partaking in this peaceful organisation, Germany proved that it had regained respect and had given the right to contribute to the international decisions concerning world peace by the Allies. Following this Stresemann, the leader of all of these peaceful approaches, had been honored by getting the most important Nobel Prize ,which gave prestige to Germany. During Stresemann's governing, the peaceful ways of solving international problems succeeded in preventing war for a while and changing Germany’s bad, guilty impression on other…show more content…
The temporary success of Weimar Republic was perversive and there were lots of threats that had been formed during the period from 1924 to 1928. Germany had become too economically dependant on foreign powers. As an example, America had given 800 million marks to Germany which was used to rebuild the economy. At that time, this money helped Germany to prosper and looked like it way leading the country to success, but it made Germany suffer more than ever. It was harmful for Germany’s economy and the effect of The Wall Street Crash in 1929 would prove that Germany was too dependent on America and this destructed its economy as the American economy collapsed. In its peaceful days, Germany got good foreign relationships and peaceful agreements,but had to make concessions. For instance, in 1925, the German government signed the Locarno Treaty which ensured its borders with Belgium and France to be as it was stated in the Treaty Of Versailles. This resulted with land and people loss, harmed the government’s reputation and made the extreme Right Wing angry. The Right Wing believed that they could get German territories back by war and blamed Stresemann for what he had sacrificed in order to make peace with the Allies, such as accepting the loss of land and colonies and agreeing to pay the reparations. During the golden days of the Weimar Republic, small shopkeepers and farmers had been unhappy,
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