During 1923 runaway inflation had caused great harm to many in Germany. This problem was tackled by Stressemann when he became Chancellor in August. The Reichstag gave him full power to try to solve the problem. The reforms that followed worked well. In August 1924 the Reichstag accepted a plan to settle the problem of fixing reparations repayments at a figure acceptable to Germany. These events show how intertwined foreign and domestic policies had come to be in deciding the effectiveness of the Weimar Government’s authority.
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The use of land and industrial values as a base on which to secure the currency
The recovery of the mid to late 1920s allowed the Weimar Government to improve living conditions for many people in terms of better transport, housing, schools and hospitals. However, the opponents of the Republic continued to be very active whilst its supports failed to combine together in reply. The tensions and differences finally led to the end of what had been a reasonably stable Government over the issue of the provision to be made for the unemployed.
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