Germany 1918 - 1945

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November 11th 1918 - World War One Armistice
The Kaiser abdicated and went to exile in Holland after being given an ultimatum by the social democrats. The next day Armistice was agreed.
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January 5-12th 1919 - Spartacist Revolt
A communist revolt was led by Karl Liebnecht and Rosa Luxemburg to try and takeover Berlin. They were defeated by the Freikorps.
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February 1919 - Weimar Republic established
Friedrich Ebert, leader of the Social Democrats, formed a democratic government in Weimar and was appointed President. Scheidemann was Chancellor.
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June 28th 1919 - Signing of the Treaty of Versailles
The Allies put together a treaty which Germany had no choice but to sign. It said Germany had to pay reparations, take full blame for the war, reduce its armed forces and lose its empire.
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March 13-17th 1920 - Kapp Putsch
When the government tried to disband the Freikorps, on orders of the Allies, they rebelled and tried to set up a new national government in Berlin. The army didn't stop them and the workers striked.
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A communist revolt was led by Karl Liebnecht and Rosa Luxemburg to try and takeover Berlin. They were defeated by the Freikorps.

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January 5-12th 1919 - Spartacist Revolt

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Friedrich Ebert, leader of the Social Democrats, formed a democratic government in Weimar and was appointed President. Scheidemann was Chancellor.

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Card 4

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The Allies put together a treaty which Germany had no choice but to sign. It said Germany had to pay reparations, take full blame for the war, reduce its armed forces and lose its empire.

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When the government tried to disband the Freikorps, on orders of the Allies, they rebelled and tried to set up a new national government in Berlin. The army didn't stop them and the workers striked.

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