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What Problems did the Weimar Government face up to 1928?

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Introduction

What Problems did the Weimar Government face up to 1928? The Weimar Government faced many problems up to 1928, many of these problems stemmed from the treaty of Versailles. The problems can be categorised into economic and political. The economic problems which the Weimar Government faced seemed to be mostly due to the treat of Versailles and the reparations that Germany was forced to pay because they lost the war. ...read more.

Middle

This in itself lost support for the Weimar Government from the middle class, and was not helped with the fact that the reparations where forced into paying them originally. The economy was also hit with an overflow in the job market because of the Versailles demobilisation clause. This clause limited the size of Germany's army down to 100,000 and thus forced most of the soldiers in the army to leave. ...read more.

Conclusion

Therefore they lost the support of the lower classes through the overwhelmed job market. The government also faced a lot of political problems. To begin with there was a general dislike for the government to begin with as it was born out of defeat. This meant that is was going to be unpopular. This fact was also confirmed with the war guilt clause which stated the Germany was to take responsibility of the war, this caused a lot of resent towards the government for signing this and the treaty of Versailles that was destroying the economy. ...read more.

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