- The Kapp Putsch
- March 1920
- Freikorps units marched into Berlin and declared a new national government.
- Led by Wolfgang Kapp.
- The army did not stop them.
- Ebert's government fled to Dresden and appealed to the workers to help them by going on strike.
- this forced Kapp's Putsch to collapse within days as no public services were running.
- Those involved in the putsch were never punished.
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