Failure of Democracy and Th Weimar Republic

Nationalism was a very significant cause in the failure of democracy after world war one from 1918 to 1934. The ultimate nationalistic group which formed the non-democratic society was what came about from Hitler’s journey into power. His significance in this area was huge. The factors in which further forced out democracy revolve around Hitler. They either created a pathway for him or were a result of his ruling. These factors include the army, the ever-fluctuating and unstable economy, the treaty of Versailles and the judiciary. In fact, they don’t just revolve around Hitler but they also interrelate between each other.
The treaty of Versailles was another factor contributing to the downfall of democracy in Germany. In being part of the treaty, Germany expected a say within it and negotiating of rights, land and money amongst other things. Germany was left without either a say or any negotiations. This created anger and shock within the nation. The treaty was shaped by France and therefore was biased towards and in favor of France. Despite the rejection of the treaty, in the end Germany had no choice but to sign it. The treaty and the loss of the war put great stress on the government and led the country into and impossible debt. With and unstable government, which always seemed to be when a democracy was in order, would be the only way to get the country back on its feet. A democracy at this point in time would have jeopardized their economy even more, and so once again, dictatorship won by Hitler, using a vulnerable nation for his own personal pleasures, to see a nationalistic world.
Before the Reichstag was elected and Germany became the Weimar Republic, the army was what led the government. Germany was an autocratic nation. Since Germany was so discomforted by the loss of World War One, the nation was determined to put in place a completely different governing system. They decided created the ideal dream of the Weimar Republic, a democratic society. To...
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