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How far did the Weimar Republic recover under Stresemann
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How far did the Weimar Republic recover under Stresemann? (1923-1938)
Everyone thought that the Weimar Republic must collapse, but it managed to survive. It survived by the Freikorps, who put down the communist revolts (1919-1920), the army which also put down the communist revolts (1923) and Strikes, The Kapp Putsch was right-wing, so the Freikorps and Army refused to help the government. So Ebert appealed to the workers of Berlin (who were left-wing), who went on strike. Berlin came to a standstill and the Putsch collapsed.
After 1924, a politician called Gustav Stresemann led the government (he became chancellor in 1923). At first, he had opposed the Weimar Republic, but changed when he realised the alternative was anarchy.
Stresemann achieved a lot while he was in government:
* He called off the Ruhr strike and started paying reparations again.
* He fixed the inflation and took in the old Marks, and changed them for the new Rentenmark, this was worth 3000 million marks.
* He persuaded the French to leave the Ruhr in April 1924.
* He introduced Reforms to make life better for the working class.
Although there were weaknesses in
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