The Weimar Republic


The terms of the constitution:

Friedrich Ebert was elected as the first president, he promised there would be no reform of the armed forces and he reassured that there would be no nationalisation of private businesses.

With this support the new government had gained control of the country. But there was some problems. All of the diferent parties wanted different things so the government wasn't stable. When things became to unstable the chancellor could go and see the president to suspend the constitution. This was through article 48.

Bankruptcy= one of germany's biggest problems as all of the gold reserves had been spent during the war. However germany still had to pay reperations to the victors, but with no koney they…


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