Explore Germany's experiment in democracy in the 1920s, a time of creativity and free expression as well as anxiety and fear that ended with the rise of the Nazis.
Learn about the refugee crisis that developed in the immediate aftermath of World War I.
Explore the concept of self-determination after World War I through excerpts from Wilson’s Fourteen Points.
Analyze the goals and responsibilities of the League of Nations written into the Treaty of Versailles after World War I.
Learn how the myth of the Elders of Zion contributed to scapegoating and antisemitism toward Jews in the Weimar Republic.
Read firsthand accounts of the day that Hitler took office as chancellor of Germany in 1933.
Learn about the political uprisings in Germany after World War I that resulted in the fall of the German empire.
Explore Weimar-era fine art, film, and ballet with this collection of images. Analyze the experimental styles and social commentary of German art in the 1920s.