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The Weimar Republic

november 1918 kaiser wilhelm II abdicated - 2 days after the kaiser abdicated, Matthias Erzberger (representing the new government)  signed the armistice - agreement to stop fighting. the allied leaders David Lloyd George (Britain) Georges Clemenceau (France) and Woodrow Wilson (United States). January 1919 elections. Febuary 1919: new constitution agreed in the town of Weimar/ Ebert President. System of government in the Weimar Republic - Elected president controlled army, administration and made emergency laws/ chancellor responsible to the reichstag/ reichstag made laws, controlled the ogovernment and foreign policy/ proportional representation/ bill of rights

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