Ebert's coalition consisted of:
1. SPD - they wished to create a socialist republic by the creation of a parliamentary democracy.
2. USPD - they wanted to create a socialist republic governed by the workers and soldiers councils, in conjunction with a parliamentary democracy.
3. Spartacists - they wished to create a soviet style republic led by the workers and soldiers councils.
As demonstrated above, there were growing divisions amongst the coalition. Ebert himself was a moderate socialist…