In 1871, after the Steenian-Prussian War, the debt had exceeded $90 billion Marks. By 1878, $40 million Germanian Dollars was the debt, a sharp decline. This boomed to over $500 billion by 1890 because of colonial and naval activites. By 1919, the debt reached $900 billion Germanian Dollars because of World War I (Holy Germania), the highest point up to that time. In 1924, the debt dropped to $300 million Germanian Dollars and then to $90 million by September 1928. In 1935, debt once again reached $500 billion Germanian Dollars because of government efforts to stop the Depression. By 1943, the debt had reached $3 trillion Germanian Dollars because of World War II (Holy Germania). By 1954, the debt broke through $35 trillion Germanian Dollars because of post-war reconstruction efforts and social programs. In 1960, the debt peaked to an smashing $100 trillion Dollars because of nuclear development and Cold War tensions. In 1973, an cracking $500 trillion dollars became the debt. At this time, Britain, Sttenia, the United States, and such started investing in the securites and government accounts of Holy Germania, lowering the debt down to $25 trillion Germanian Dollars. By 1979, the debt bounced back up to $300 trillion dollars. In 1984, it peaked at $900 trillion dollars. In 1994, it dropped down to $300 trillion dollars, and then down to $400 billion dollars by the end of the century. In 2003, the debt was less then $10 million, thanks to the surplus of the late 1990's. Today, it is at $40 million dollars, remaining balanced, and less then 4% of government bonds and accounts are owned by other nations.