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Key Notes on the Weimar Republic

The Weimar Constitution

October 1918 The Germany navy mutinied and Germany were forced to drop out of
the First World War
A new Republic was declared after the abdication crisis
January 1919 ­ Elections were held for a new government
February 1919 ­ New…

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government's power and many officials were right winged and wanted to destroy the
2. Left wing rebellions ­ Jan 1919 Spartacists rebelled in Berlin and Communists
Workers Party seized all power in Bavaria, 1920 ­ Red Army rebelled in the Ruhr
3. Right ­ wing terrorism ­ March 1920…

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Extremist politicians were not won over by the good times. Rightwing nationalists
still hated the Republic as the 'November criminals' they just waited for a
situation to arise which would give them the opportunity to attack the Weimar
Wall Street collapse of 1929 was to prove a disaster for…


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