Why was 1923 known as a year of crisis?

In this lesson students will study the challenges the Weimar Republic faced in 1923. This explores the French occupation of the Ruhr and why it made the Weimar Republic appear weak. The lesson will then explore the causes and impact of hyperinflation.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of the following people did support the Weimar Republic?

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Q2.What year was the Spartacist Revolt?

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Q3.How many political assassinations were carried out between 1919-1922?

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Q4.Why did the Weimar Republic struggle to put down the Kapp Putsch?

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Q5.Who did the Freikorps appoint as the leader of their Putsch?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of the following people did support the Weimar Republic?

1/5

Q2.What year was the Spartacist Revolt?

2/5

Q3.How many political assassinations were carried out between 1919-1922?

3/5

Q4.Why did the Weimar Republic struggle to put down the Kapp Putsch?

4/5

Q5.Who did the Freikorps appoint as the leader of their Putsch?

5/5

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Why was 1923 known as a year of crisis?

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Q1.What was the name of the territory that the French invaded in 1923?

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Q2.How did the Weimar politicians respond to the French occupation of the Ruhr?

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Q3.Which of the following groups did not benefit from hyperinflation?

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Q4.Around what percentage of Germany's coal, steel and iron reserves did the Ruhr region contain?

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Q5.Which of the following terms of the Treaty of Versailles did not impact the French occupation of the Ruhr?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Why was 1923 known as a year of crisis?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What was the name of the territory that the French invaded in 1923?

1/5

Q2.How did the Weimar politicians respond to the French occupation of the Ruhr?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following groups did not benefit from hyperinflation?

3/5

Q4.Around what percentage of Germany's coal, steel and iron reserves did the Ruhr region contain?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following terms of the Treaty of Versailles did not impact the French occupation of the Ruhr?

5/5

Lesson summary: Why was 1923 known as a year of crisis?

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