Strengths of Weimar Constitution

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  • Strengths of Weimar Constitution
    • Voting age reduced from 25 to 21
    • Women were able to vote
    • Proportional representation made sure small parties had fair share of seats
    • Election for president was held every seven years
    • No one could have too much power
    • Central government was more powerful
      • Local government retained power within regions
    • Reichsrat could regulate power of Reichstag by delaying new laws

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