After the French occupiers left, the German economy continued to slide into ruin, and the people looked for anyone who promised to defend the Germans from their rightful enemies.  Voices called for a reckoning, and Adolph Hitler was one of them.  But foreign aid poured into Germany, helping them rebuild.  A new sense of hope filled the country, and those like Hitler who still called for violence found themselves in prison.  Without them, Germany became strong again.