Development of political parties

During what years were the SPD the largest party in Weimar govt?
1924-8
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How many of the six coalition cabinets were the SPD part of?
1
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Name one drawback of the SPD
Inflexible due to Marxist rhetoric.
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What support did the SPD have?
Industrial workers and trade unions
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What was the main aim of the Centre Party?
To defend the interests of the Catholic Church
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What support did the Centre Party have?
Industrial workers, landlords and teachers
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Name one way in which the Centre Party was better than the SPD.
More flexible/pragmatic
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Name one drawback of the Centre Party.
Divided over socioeconomic issues due to broad support base
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How many of the Weimar coalition governments were the Centre Party involved in?
All six
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Who became the Centre Party's new leader in 1928, and what did he represent?
Bruning - represented drift to right
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What was the status of the DDP's support by the mid-1920's?
Declining
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What support did the DDP have?
Academics and professional groups
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Where did the DVP's main support come from?
Industrialists
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What caused divisions within the DNVP?
Growing diversity of party members
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How many members did NSDAP have by the end of 1927?
75,000
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Where did NSDAP decide to focus their attention in 1928?
Rural areas
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How many members did NSDAP have by Oct. 1929?
150,000
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What support did the KPD have?
Industrial/port areas - Ruhr, Saxony
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Who was against Hindenburg for election of President?
Ernst Thalmann (KPD), Erich Ludendorff (NSDAP)
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What percentage of the vote did Hidenburg get?
48.3
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How many of the six coalition cabinets were the SPD part of?

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Inflexible due to Marxist rhetoric.

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Industrial workers and trade unions

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To defend the interests of the Catholic Church

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