Key principles of the Weimar Constitution


Principles of the Weimar Constitution

- Kaiser fled from Germany 

- The new government was declared in Weimar 1919

- Too dangerous in Berlin with Spartacists 

- Attempted to create a perfect democracy 

  • A bill of Rights (freedom of speech, religion and equality of action under the law)
  • Everyone above the age of 20 can vote
  • Elected president 
  • Reichstag made laws and appointed to government 
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