Spartacist uprising

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Wanted social revolution> Russia
look after working people
no like GOV & take over
unite Germans & keep Kaiser away
Rosa luxembourg:
spoke to peeps > views appealed
didn't support war
brilliant speaker & writer
led communists > spartascists
spread anitwar propaganda
well known
Uprising fail:
unplanned > went with the flow
No support from left wing parties
leaders supported action when it started
easily crushed by freikorps
many deaths
leaders killed > spartascist didn't recover
Blame for leaders death:
Interrogated & killed by Freikorps
Spartascists wanted to fight > no planning
Gov no control over Freikorps > unknown about
Luxemburg + Liebknecht arrest

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