Incredible as it sounds, the British naval blockade remained in force for several months after the signing of the armistice. The food situation in was better, because the harvest was better, but serious shortages continued, with high prices, and a complete lack of condiments and fresh fruit.
Due to the Versailles treaty, Germany was forced to pay incredibly sizeable reparations to France and Great Britain. In November Alfred Hugenberga major industrialist and subsequent ally of Adolf Hitlertold German entrepreneursThe consequences of the war will be unfavourable to employers and industry in many ways.
The new government led by the German Social Democrats called for and received an armistice on 11 November ; in practice it was a surrender, and the Allies kept up the food blockade to guarantee an upper hand.
To buy half a loaf of bread could have cost upto millions of marks, and the inflation was so bad, that the original price of that bread could have doubled by the time you got to the front of the queue to buy it.
They gained an advantage in firepower from their artillery and from tanks used as mobile pillboxes that could retreat and counterattack at will. Hitler wanted the soviet union as an ally because they had abigger army and he wanted help from them to fight off the othercountries that were attacking him.
There were political assassinations, Rathenau, Erzberger - and so on. Hitler was livid when a black man from the United States won a race in the Olympics. The occupation of Smyrna by Greece on 18 May triggered a nationalist movement to rescind the terms of the treaty.
There was much political unrest, for example, the Sparticist Uprising of January in Berlin; there was a Soviet Republic in Munich. Wartime ration stamps in Bavaria The drafting of miners reduced the main energy source, coal.
Noreover, there were two agreements that eased the burden of reparations. The Central Powers did have interior lines of transit, which was valuable in a two-front war.
Also, there were several significant developments in medicine and technology as the injured had to be cared for and there were several new illnesses that medicine had to deal with.
The dissolution of the Ottoman Empire became a pivotal milestone in the creation of the modern Middle East, the result of which bore witness to the creation of new conflicts and hostilities in the region. Throughout World War One, the people of Germany had been led to believe by their government that they were winning the war.
American opinion on the propriety of providing aid to Germans and Austrians was split, as evidenced by an exchange of correspondence between Edgar Gottan executive with The Boeing Company and Charles Osner, chairman of the Committee for the Relief of Destitute Women and Children in Germany and Austria.
However, even if relations with Berlin became very friendly, the alliance with Vienna remained purely formal, as the Italians were keen to acquire Trentino and Triesteparts of the Austro-Hungarian empire populated by Italians.
He was able to convince Germans that the Aryan race, not just the Caucasians, but a specific sub-group of Caucasians with specific physical characteristics was superior to all others.
Although many states were set up as democracies after the war, one by one, with the exception of Czechoslovakia, they reverted to some form of authoritarian rule.Aug 31, · Germany had many problems such as they had to sign a contract called the Treaty of Versailles which meant they had to say they were responsible for starting the war they also had to give up half of their land, they had to sink all their battle ships, the size of their military was reduced tomen and finally Germany had to pay war.
After World War One German had to face serious problems, such as the Treaty of Versailles, dislike of the weak and unpopular Weimar Government, serious economic problems of inflation and unemployment in the early s and again after and the Great Depression.
After World War One German had to face serious problems, such as the Treaty of Versailles, dislike of the weak and unpopular Weimar Government, serious economic problems of inflation and unemployment in the early s and again after and the Great Depression/5(3). Start studying World War I. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
What Germany had to pay the allied forces for losing the war. Money that had to be payed by Germany Money that has to be aped for losing a war. Soviets.
What problems did Europe and the United States face in the 's? 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. World War One had a devastating impact on Germany. Throughout World War One, the people of Germany had been led to believe by their government that they were winning the war.
Throughout World War One, the people of Germany had been led to believe by their government that they were winning the war.Download