The Golden Age of the Weimar Republic

Weimar Germany

The period 1924 to 1929 is often called the Golden Age of the Weimar Republic. Germany began to come out of International isolation, saw the economy recover from the crisis of 1923 and experienced a surge in the creative arts. There were, of course, still underlying issues for the Weimar Republic to attempt to address. In this post we provide links and resources that are of use when teaching about the Golden Age of the Weimar Republic.

Originally written as noes for an AS Level Class this page on our sister site provides an overview of the Economic Recovery in Germany in the mid to late 1920’s along with related source materials.

Students could then attempt the revision diagram that is available about the Economic Recovery under Stresemann.

John D Clare provides a run down of the key points that is highly accessible for GCSE students. John uses mnemonics to make it easy to remember they key points. Ideal for GCSE students looking at the recovery in Germany from 1924 to 1929.

This Prezi provides a contrast to the Economic issues. Covering the Arts and Culture in the period. Students should remember that recovery is not just about financial stability.

The economic and cultural experiences were of course influenced by developments in International relations, Trade and Alterations to reparations payments. As Germany comes out of isolation, does this lead to a feel good factor?

Spartacus prove a run down of the Dawes Plan as does Schoolshistory.

We have information about Stresemann – incorporating numerous recommended links and resources.