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Weimar and Nazi Germany Timeline

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Weimar and Nazi Germany Timeline
Event Date | Event | Description |
1st May 1919 | Spartacists Revolt | An attempted revolution against Ebert’s government in Berlin, led by Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht |
June 1919 | Signing of the Treaty of Versailles | The Treaty of Versailles was signed by Germany on June 28th 1919 |
March 1920 | The Kapp Putsch | The Freikorps units marched into Berlin and demanded a new national government. Government called for a general strike to prevent a military dictatorship |
January 1923 | Occupation of the Ruhr | To force Germany to pay their reparations, France march into the Ruhr (Germany’s most industrial region) |
1923 | Inflation | German government had no money to pay the cost of the Ruhr (passive resistance) so they printed more. Government printed money they did not have, so the value of money went down while prices went up. |
September 1923 | Munich Putsch (Beer Hall Putsch) | The left wing revolution led by Hitler in Munich. It did not succeed and Hitler was later sent to prison |
1924 | Dawes Plan | America would lend money to Germany, so they could pay back France the reparations. This way, France could get the money to pay back America the money they owed them for WW1, |
Oct 1925 | The Locarno Treaty | The Western borders of Germany were agreed, not the Eastern. Signed with Britain, France and England. |
1926 | Germany join the League of Nations | Showed that a status of great power was recognised. |
1928 | The Kellogg-Briand Pact | 65 different countries agreed not to use violence to settle disputes. |
1929 | The Young Plan | Replaced the Dawes Plan. Germany’s reparations were reduced by ¾ of the amount and Germany was given 59 years to repay them. |
October 1929 | The Wall Street Crash | The Wall Street crashed badly in 1929 leading the whole world into a Great Depression. Germany suffered the most from this. |
1930 | Nazi vote 1930 | After the Great Depression, people were...

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