The First World War was for the German Empire fatal consequences. The defeat in the war was given difficult for the German society as a morally and economically. The victorious countries were very arrogantly towards Germany, which was one of the main causes of the country's very strong revanchist sentiments. The revolution of 1918 was the response to fatigue society from bloody meat grinder of war fronts. Huge reparations imposed on the state, disruption in the economic sector, the loss of one-tenth of the European territory and all colonial acquisitions, millions of compatriots, the reduction of the army to the miniscule size and precarious social situation of the majority of citizens - this is an incomplete list of problems inherited a new public education from once powerful empire. In 1919 on the territory of the defeated and weakened Germany's Weimar Republic was formed, named after the town of the same name adopted in the constitution.
Weimar Republic established a kind of global anti-record for the extent of inflation, as measured by the hundreds of thousands of percent. The peak of the economic collapse came in 1923, which greatly affected the German industry only began to come out of the protracted crisis. The government could not cope with rising unemployment and the impoverishment of many sections of the population. Economic measures were not effective enough. During this period, it is gaining momentum Nazi movement, whose main ideology were revanchist and superiority of German society over all others.
In general, the central government in comparison with other European states in Germany of the Weimar Republic period was relatively weak - this is due to a federal structure of the state and the lack of bright political personalities, which eventually led to the elimination of the Republic and the rise to power of the National Socialists.
The Weimar Republic lasted until 1933 and left a significant mark on contemporary German history, laying the foundation of the democratic foundations of the modern state and the arrangement, however, the country has come to replace the Nazi regime, neutralize all the democratic gains of the revolution and gave rise to the worst public order in the history of mankind. It happened, when the aged Chancellor Hindenburg voluntarily handed over all power to the future Führer Adolf Hitler, subsequently abolished the Weimar Republic and founded the Third Reich.
The First World War was for the German Empire fatal consequences. The defeat in the war was given difficult for the German society as a morally and economically. The victorious countries were very arrogantly towards Germany, which was one of the main causes of the country's very strong revanchist sentiments.