Weimar constitution Strengths

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  • Weimar Constitution,1919 STRENGTHS
    • Provided wider right to vote than in countries such as Great Britian and France
    • Women were able to vote on the same terms as men and allowed to become deputies in the Reichstag and state parliaments
    • System of Proportional representation enabled even smaller parties to win seats in Reichstag and influence government decisions
    • Full democracy in local government as well as central government
    • Constitution also set out clearly the rights of the individual
      • 'Fundamental Rights and Duties of German citizens were guranteed in the second part of the constitution.-'All Germans equal before the law'
    • Refrendums could be called for by the president,the Reichstrat,or by people's request if a tenth of the electroate applied for one.

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