Defeat unrest and the creation of the Weimar Republic definitions

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Reichstag
Is the German Parliament
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Kaiser
Was the German Emporar
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SPD
Left.The Social Democratic Party was the main socialist political party in Germany. it was moderate in its politics and had supported the war effort. its leaders in 1918 were Friedrich Ebert and Phillip Scheidmann.
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USPD
Left. An anti war group which broke away from the SPD in 1917. It was more left wing than the SPD.
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Karl Liebknecht
knect was a barrister before being elected to the Reichstag in 1912 as a member of SPD. He opposed the war in 1914 and was expelled from the Reichstag in 1916 because of his anti war views. He rejected the post-war democracy as propsed by Ebert
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Rosa Luxemburg
worked with Liebknect to set up a revolutionary wing of the SPD as early as 1905. Imprisoned between 1915 and and 1918 for her anti war views.
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Freikorps
Were anti-communist volunteer groups formed by demobilised servicemen. They attracted to their ranks the recently demobilised unemployed and those made bitter by by Germanys defeat.
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Left.The Social Democratic Party was the main socialist political party in Germany. it was moderate in its politics and had supported the war effort. its leaders in 1918 were Friedrich Ebert and Phillip Scheidmann.

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Left. An anti war group which broke away from the SPD in 1917. It was more left wing than the SPD.

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knect was a barrister before being elected to the Reichstag in 1912 as a member of SPD. He opposed the war in 1914 and was expelled from the Reichstag in 1916 because of his anti war views. He rejected the post-war democracy as propsed by Ebert

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