Weimar Republic

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Summary

  • After the First World War, the Kaiser (King) abdicated.
  • A new democratic goverment was established in town of Weimar, February 1919.
    • Could not form in capital of Berlin, Sparticists (a group of Communists) revolted and the city was declared unstable and dangerous.
  • Weimar government, attempt to create perfect democratic country.

Strengths

  • Bill of Rights
    • gave German citizens freedom of speech, religion and equality legally.
  • The vote
    • men and women over age…

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