Weimar Germany - Left and Right wing parties

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- Left wing

- Leader was Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht

- Wanted to get rid of Kaiser

Reasons for failure of Spartacists uprising in 1919:

  • Poorly organised
  • Spartacists failed to capture many buildings in Berlin
  • Lacked support of other left wing groups
  • Spartacists leaders were murdered so the party lacked direction


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