What was the Sparticus uprising (4 Marks)
-5th January 1919- Sparticits tried to seize power over Ebert
-Ebert created a volunteer force of 4000 ex-soldiers known as Freikorps.
-Led to the sparticist uprising becomind crushed and the leaders Rosa Luxemberg and Karl Leibernecht were executed.
5th January 1919 the sparticists tired to seize power over Ebert they occupied public buildings and formed a revolutionary committee.Ebert however had created a volunteer force of 4000 ex- soldiers known as Freikorps(capatilists who hated the sparticists).This led to the sparticst uprising becoming crushed and the leaders Rosa Luxemberg and Karl Leibernecht were executed.
Describe the events in the Ruhr in 1923(4 marks)
-1923 Germans refused to pay 6.6billion reperations.
-French were angry and decided to take the Ruhr (an industrual part of Germany).
-Ebert told the German workers to go on strike but still had to pay them.
-France sent in soliders to run the Ruhr themselves
-Ebert decided to print more money to pay the workers leading to Germany's economic downfall.(Hyperinflation).
In 1923 the Germans refused to pay the 6.6billion reperations.This made the French angry whom of which decided to take Ruhr (an industrial part of Germany).Ebert told the German workers to strike meaning France had to send soldiers in to run it themselves.Ebert still had to pay the workers that were striking Ebert decided to print more money evidently leading to Germany's economic downfall.
What were the main features of the Weimar Constitu
-Chacellor is in charge of the day to day running.
-Proportional representation(Votes are proportional to seats)
There is a President and a Chancellor who is in charge of the day to day running of the country.This method of voting is proroportional representation, this is when votes are proportional to seats.
Describe what happened in the Munich Putsch
-8th November 1923-Hitler marched into a bar where the Bavarian party were having a meetng
-9th Nazi's decided to storm Munich which ended horribly as police were notified
-16 Nazi's were killed and 2 leaders including Hitler were arrested.
On the 8th November 1923 Hitler marched into a bar where the Bavarian party were having a meeting, he forced the leaders to join him.On the 9th the Nazi's decided to storm Munich which ended horribly as the police were notified and let too 16 Nazi's being killed and two leaders(Including Hiltler) being arrested.