Q. 234.4( 61 Votes )
Describe the problems faced by the Weimar Republic.
The problems faced by Weimar Republic were as follows
(i) The Weimar Republic had to sign the humiliating Treaty of Versailles.
(ii) This Republic carried the burden of war guilt and was financially crippled by being forced to pay compensation.
(iii) Hyperinflation made the German mark valueless and caused immense hardship for the common man.
(iv) In the Weimar Republic, both the Communists and Socialists became irreconcilable enemies and could not make common cause against Hitler.
(v) Both revolutionaries and militant nationalists craved for radical solutions, which was not easy.
Within its short life, the Weimar Republic saw twenty different cabinets and the liberal use of Article 48. All these created a Political crisis in Germany.
(vi) It became very unpopular among the Germans, because it lost the pride of the nation to the hands of Allied Powers.
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