Weimar Germany

A test based on Germany in 1919...

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Spartcists

  • Communists 
  • Rosa luxberg, Karl liebknect.
  • Germany should be run by workers 
  • No democracy
  • The Friekops, did not agree.
  • Sparticists and Friekops went to war.
  • Many people died.
  • Friekops won
  • Communists remained a threat through 1920's.
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Kapp Putch

  • Attack from right (upper class)
  • Belived in autocracy
  • No democracy
  • Wanted strong army
  • Lots of territorry
  • Dr Wolfgang Kapp
  • 5,000 friekops in berlin
  • Army refuse to fire
  • Germany strikes
  • Kapp Flees.
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Munich Beer

  • Ebert struggling to keep Germany under control
  • 1922 his foriegn minister dies
  • 1923 hitler rebels
  • short prison sentence 
  • Hitler strives higher in prison
  • Makes a book
  • Gains votes
  • People from right have freinds in higher places.
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Key word

  • Proportional representation - the percentage of votes and the number of seats given to a paticular party in the Reichstag.
  • Democracy - people are able to vote for a paticular party 
  • Autocracy - One person rules the country at a certain time
  • Stab in back theory - as the government signed the armastice and treaty of Versille
  • Putch - when people over power the government with beliefs.
  • Hyperinflamation - Printing of more money in the hope to get out of reperations, increase in prices.
  • Constitution - a set of rules that need to be followed by the county.
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Ruhr invasion

  • 1921 Germany did not pay reperations.
  • France angry
  • Invasion in the Ruhr
  • Take goods.
  • Germany made to show passive resistance
  • 100 workers killed
  • Streemann stops passive resistance.
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Facts.

  • January 1919.
  • Set up as a democracy.
  • As kaiser fleeing at the end of world war one.
  • People were upset as many of family members killed.
  • Starvation
  • Treaty of versille. 
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