The RIGHT vs. LEFT politics after WW1

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- organisations: Racist nationalism - parties on the right were divided and fragmented. E.g. the Nazis. Therefore they posed little threat as they didn't share a common cause. BUT long term they could pose a threat if politics and public opinion starts to polarise

DNVP -- National Party being the largest party on the right with racist elements. Supported by industrialists - Junkers - M/c which contributed to getting 15% in the 1920 elections

Freikorps - 200 paramilitary units that were descaled from the army. Helped suppress threats from the left because they were anti-republic. Wanting authoritarian rule. Against Wiemar - but didn't want to start revolution - Ebert-Groener Pact [Spartacist uprising…


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