Weimar Republic

General information

Weimar Constitution signed

8/11/1919

Stresemann appointed as Chancellor

8/1923

Stresemann dies

10/3/1929

Brüning Chancellor

3/1930

Von Papen Chancellor

6/1/1932 - 11/17/1932

von Schleicher

12/1932 - 1/31/1933

Economy

1 USD = 4,2 trillion mark

11/15/1923

Rentenmark issued

11/15/1923

Dawes Plan

8/29/1924 - 8/31/1929

Hindenburg becomes president

5/1925

Young Plan

8/31/1929 - 1/31/1933

Crash of Wall Street

10/24/1929

Referendum to reject Young Plan fails

12/22/1929

4 million unemployed

5/1931

German bank crisis

7/13/1931

Politics

The Reischtag ratifies Treaty of Versailles

6/22/1919

White Terror

1920 - 1922

Silesia votes to remain German

3/21/1921

Locarno Treaties signed

12/3/1925

The Locarno Treaties were formally signed in London.

Treaty of Berlin

4/24/1926

Germany and USSR pledged neutrality towards each other if a third party would attack them.

Germany enters League of Nations

9/10/1926

Unemplyment Insurance Law

7/16/1927

Kellogg-Briand Pact signed

8/27/1928

Signatories agreed to not use means of war to resolve “disputes or conflicts of whatever nature or of whatever origin they may be, which may arise among them.”

French troops leave Rhineland

6/30/1930

Election - NSDAP second-biggest party

9/1930

Hitler appointed as Chancellor

1/31/1933

Enabling Act of 1933

3/23/1933

Crises, conflicts

Spartacist Uprising

1/4/1919 - 1/15/1919

Bavaria declared a Soviet Republic

4/6/1919 - 4/7/1919

Battle for Munich

4/27/1919 - 5/3/1919

Battles between the Freikorps and the Communists

Communist uprising in the Ruhr Valley

3/1920

Kapp Putch

3/13/1920 - 3/17/1920

Occupation of Ruhr Valley

1/11/1923 - 8/1925

Beer Hall Putch

11/8/1923 - 11/9/1923

Reischtag Fire

2/27/1933