The Weimar Republic was the last legitimate government controlling the economy of Germany before the rise of Adolf Hitler. The most notable aspect of the Weimar Republic was how its attempt to inflate the currency so that the government could pay its debts. The currency was so badly devalued that people used it as wall paper. It too wheelbarrow of wash to buy a loaf of bread. The only protection was gold which became to expensive to be bought. Despite new reports world inflation today mirrors the Weimar Republic.