The Seeds of Evil: The Rise of Hitler

The Seeds of Evil: Germany 1919 - 1933.

Recommended Links on Germany 1919 - 1923

The Spartacist Uprising:

A detailed, hyperlinked, account of the Spartacist Uprising with a range of links to pages about the leading individuals and related events.

An excellent overview of the Spartacist Uprising and the way in which it was dealt with by the government. From King David's High School.


The History Learning Site offers a very good account of the reasons for hyperinflation and its impact on Germany. This site goes on to consider the way in which hyperinflation was brought under control and the role of Gustav Stresemann in solving the economic problems of the period.

Hyperinflation and the French invasion / occupation of the Ruhr are explained on this page. There is some interesting data available here that will help to put the scale of hyperinflation into perspective.

This site looks at Hyperinflation from the perspective of an economist. This is an important angle for you to consider as it will allow you to analyse the actions of the Government in more depth and will lead to a greater awareness of the true scale and significance of several issues: the impact of Versailles, the consequences of Reparations; the impact of fiscal policy (taxation) for example.

The Kapp Putsch:

This site offers a detailed account of the events surrounding the Kapp Putsch. This site represents a socialist perspective of events, bear this in mind when reading their account as there may be sections where you will find a different perspective to that presented in other sources. Interpretations such as these can be used to illustrate your wider knowledge of the events and the manner in which they have been interpreted by different historians.

Another account from This History Learning Site. This page addresses the events of the Putsch and looks at the consequences of the events.

The Munich Putsch:

The Spartacus entry for the Munich Putsch. This online enclylopedia includes source material pertaining to the events which may beof use for you when you are searching for evidence to substantiate your own thoughts. There are many links to other major events and personalities built into the text on this page.

An overview page that details the events of the Munich Putsch.

The Second Reich
The Founding of the Weimar Republic
The Impact of War
The Treaty of Versailles
Germany 1919 - 1923
Germany - Economic Recovery
The Early days of the Nazi Party 1919 - 1924
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