The burdens of world war i saw little improvement in the immediate years following, and with the onset of the treaty of versailles, coupled by mass inflation , the germany still remained in a crisis the continuity of pain introduced the weimar authority in a negative light, having public opinion being one of the main sources. It's hard to point out one particular reason why the weimar republic was so unstable jonas würtz yde, studying history on aarhus university the treaty of versailles limited germany in many ways in requiring the country to pay reparations to the winning parties of world war i this made the german economy weak. Commoners didn't have enough coal for heating and cooking, which they blamed the government for germans were very patriotic and proud the weimar republic did not fulfill many german's desire for glory world war one did not make germans lose faith in their ability to achieve victory treaty of versailles: all the. Gcse history b enquiry 1 enquiry: why did weimar have such a difficult start • the state of germany after world war i • versailles and the establishment of the weimar government including its source 1 – harold nicolson, a british diplomat, talking after the release of the treaty of versailles.
After second time of revising topic the german republic 1918-1929: was the weimar republic doomed from the start what effect did the first world war on the impact of wwi and the germany reaction to the treaty of versailles: http:// wwwbbccouk/ schools/ gcsebitesize/ history/ mwh/ ir1/ opinions_videoshtml. He had been a strong supporter of germany's involvement in world war i and advocated unrestricted submarine warfare as the only means to defeat britain at first, stresemann felt no loyalty to the new weimar republic and he opposed the treaty of versailles he set up his own party the german people's. The weimar republic was germany's government from 1919 to 1933, the period after world war i until the rise of nazi germany republic on june 23, the treaty of versailles was signed, which ordered germany to reduce its military, take responsibility for the world war i, relinquish some of its territory and pay exorbitant.
A look at a major controversy of twentieth-century history: how the treaty of versailles contributed to hitler's rise to power in 1919, a defeated germany was presented with the peace terms by the victorious powers of world war 1 germany hadn't been invited to negotiate them, and was presented with a. One of the reasons no one supported the weimar republic was because they were used to being told what to do effects of world war i on germany political effects the new german government was called the weimar republic, named after the town outside berlin where it was started the treaty of versailles 1919.
Historical era, interwar period the weimar republic (german: weimarer republik) is the name now used for the republic that governed germany from 1919 to 1933 origin after the german empire was defeated in world war i, germany became a republic, but it was still called deutsches reich (german empire. The fate of the weimar republic was shaped to a considerable degree by the treaty of versailles, the agreement that formally ended world war i the german government's final decision to surrender was largely motivated by its belief that wilson's fourteen points would form the basis of a post-war treaty wilson's plan. Treaty of versailles: treaty of versailles, peace document signed at the end of world war i by the allied powers and germany.
100(0) key documents for german history in the 20th century project of osteuropäische geschichte der friedrich-alexander universität erlangen- nürnberg and the institut für allgemeine geschichte der russischen akademie der wissenschaften (moskau): (1903-1998 documents, images, audio and film. After the war a new type of government was set up in germany this was the weimar republic between 1919 and 1923 it had to deal with many problems 1919 saw the spartacist rebellion and the new government was forced to agree to the unpopular treaty of versailles in 1920 the kapp putsch succeeded in taking. Certainly the bitterness at germany's defeat in the world war i and the humiliation of the treaty of versailles had not been forgotten but most germans appeared to have come to terms with the new republic and its leaders gustav stresemann has just died germany has, in part, as a result of his efforts become a respected. At the end of the first world war many germans felt that its politicians had betrayed their country many did not want to support democracy and so set up organisations to fight against it there were literally hundreds of small groups all campaigning against democracy, the weimar republic and the treaty of versailles.
Key problems the weimar republic was created at a time of confusion and chaos after germany had lost the first world war many people felt that germany had received a very harsh deal in the treaty of versailles and they resented the government for signing it and agreeing to its conditions the weimar republic faced. Throughout world war one, the people of germany had been led to believe by their government that they were winning the war government propaganda the two months of october and november 1918 are crucial in setting the scene of why germany got off to such a bad start immediately after the war in october 1918.
The treaty of versailles: the major cause of world war ii ashley grimshaw history 104 april 17, 2008 the weimar republic and its relation to the treaty of versailles and the german people's distrust of it the rise of fascism and hitler in germany after world war i all of these factors added up to the. After its defeat in world war i, germany adopted a democratic form of government with a constitution and free elections but barely 14 years later the national assembly at weimar at first refused to sign the versailles treaty, but finally did so in june 1919 under the threat of a renewed allied attack the treaty incited the. This would also have the effect as weimar germany, the weimar republic, this is the government of germany after world war i, called the weimar republic because its constitution was drafted in the city of weimar in order to try to pay the currency portions of the reparations, left the printing presses go free, tries to convert.
Its “war guilt” article humiliated germany by forcing it to accept all blame for the war, and it imposed disastrously costly war reparations that destroyed both the post-world war i german economy and the democratic weimar republic the treaty, therefore, ensured the rise of adolf hitler and the nazi party.  the treaty of versailles required germany to accept full responsibility for all the loss and damage during wwi and pay a total of 314 billion dollars which in the past the policies implemented by the weimar government to address the economic hardships were unsuccessful and created even more pain. 1914 - the beginning of world war one 1914 - us and german trade 1915 - women's international league for peace and freedom (wilpf) 1917 - the 1918 - abdication of the kaiser 1918 - the end of world war one / november criminals 1919 - germany signs the treaty of versailles 1919 - sparticist revolution. The nation had been blamed entirely for the first world war and had been forced to pay compensation to the allies under the war guilt clause of the treaty the war guilt this, amongst other things, led to a growth in the number of people who distrusted the weimar republic and were unwilling to support it this manifests.