The Weimar democracy

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  • The Weimar Democracy.
    • Opposition
      • The Freikorps
        • Large right wing organisation that were not politically elected.
        • After instruction from the Weimar government, they removed and killed the Spartacists.
        • The Kapp Putsch was in March 1920, and was resolved by Weimar using a general strike.
      • The Sparacists.
        • A non-elected extreme left group
        • removed by the Freikorps.
        • Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknech
      • German people
        • Felt stabbed in the back when Weimar signed the treaty of versailles.
    • The nature.
      • The president,
        • elected every 7 years,
        • Control - Commanded the army. - Dissolved the Reichstag. - Could rule by decree. - appoints the chancellor.
      • The Government.
        • Reichstag and the state assemblies elected every 4 years.
        • voters were everyone over 20.
    • The Munich Putsch.
      • Trigger - when Weimar agrees to begin reparation payments again.
      • expected Bavarian state to help which they didnt.
      • Hitler sent to prison for treason
        • writes 'Mein Kampf'
        • decides to take control legally.
    • The NSDAP.
      • NON POLITICAL
      • POLICIES
        • ABOLISH TREATY
        • REMOVE THE JEWS
        • REARM GERMANY
        • DESTROY WEIMAR

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