Challenges to the Weimar Government from the Right

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The Kapp Putsch: Who, When, Where
A rebellion of 500 Freikorps led by Dr Wolfgang Kapp. March 1920. Berlin, Germany.
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What did the Freikorps do in the Kapp Putsch?
Dr Wolfgang Kapp led 5,000 Freikorps into Berlin in a rebellion.
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What was the reaction to the Freikorps rebellion?
The army refused to fire of the Freikorps. However, the German people (especially industrial workers) declared a general strike bringing the capital to a halt with no transport, power or water.
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What was the outcome of the general strike after the Kapp Putsch?
Kapp realised he wouldn't succeed and left the country. He was hunted down and died whilst awaiting trial. Rest of rebels went unpunished.
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The Munich Putsch: Who, When, Where?
Adolf Hitler led a rebellion. November 1923. Munich.
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What was the outcome of the rebellion?
Hitler and the murderers of Rathneau received short prison sentences.
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Dr Wolfgang Kapp led 5,000 Freikorps into Berlin in a rebellion.

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