The broken country that germany was in the 1920s and 1930s

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President Herbert Hoover went so far as to blame reparations for causing the Great Depression. As the threat of war with Germany increased during the s, Britain judged the support of Arabs as more important than the establishment of a Jewish homeland, and shifted to a pro-Arab stance, limiting Jewish immigration and in turn triggering a Jewish insurgency.

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Some groups even set up their own paramilitary forces. The population did rise between , so maybe this policy worked! This decade saw some of the most famous films of all time being made, including Gone with the Wind and the Wizard of Oz. These treaties stripped the Central Powers Germany and Austria-Hungary, joined by Ottoman Turkey and Bulgaria of substantial territories and imposed significant reparation payments. The revival of the German economy helped Hitler by increasing support for the Nazi regime. A summary of Nazi ideas is given below. The defeated powers The defeated European powers, the German and Austro-Hungarian empires, ended the war in a state of collapse.

The support of big business was vital. France's premier Georges Clemenceau particularly insisted on imposing enormous reparation payments.

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German workers were encouraged to strike in protest at the French and Belgian occupation. In the late s, senior military officers began to play a bigger role in Japanese politics. The other major country in the Middle East, Egypt, had been a kingdom in its own right since the 19th century, but under the effective control of the British. Viewing Germany as the chief instigator of the conflict, the European Allied powers decided instead to impose harsh treaty terms upon defeated Germany. This was an anthropological study of the life of a community of the Pacific island of Samoa, but its frank discussion of such issues as sex and morality in a non-literate and non-western society caught the zeitgeist of a world trying to rethink its values and beliefs from the ground up after the terrible World War I. So while the treaty looked really harsh to some people, it actually opened up opportunities for others. As the returns on income taxes decreased, the government began to depend much more on state trade and property tax. This decade saw some of the most famous films of all time being made, including Gone with the Wind and the Wizard of Oz. Between Hitler was anxious to re-assure and win over big business. They agreed to accept German annexation of the Sudetenland and the British secured a peace pledge from Hitler. However, many Germans were very worried. This broadly reduced the empire to the borders of modern-day Turkey, leaving the bulk of the Middle East to be shared out between Britain and France as League of Nation Mandate Territories. The Treaties of Versailles and St Germain A couple of months after the Armistice ending World War I had been signed November 11th, , delegates from the victorious Allied nations met in Paris to discuss the peace treaty which would officially end the war. The Nazis gave some help to the smaller farmers, but by the late 's workers were drifting from country to towns for higher wages, creating a severe labour shortage on the farms.

Japan The Japanesemeanwhile, had benefitted from the war by occupying all German colonies in the Far East and the Pacific; and she was confirmed in possession of these by the peace treaties after the war. Even with all of Germany's economic shortcomings, it could have still been possible to make reparation payments if foreign countries had not placed protective tariffs on Germany's goods.

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This excludes Jews. Cash rewards were given to women for each new child. He was not yet totally secure.

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The substance was drilled for by British and American companies, with royalties being paid to local rulers. More ironic still, it disproportionately targeted young adults — the very age group which had borne the brunt of the killing fields on the last few years.

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