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What was Germany known as between 1919 and 1933?
The Weimar Republic
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What is a republic?
A country run by a parliment witout a king or queen.
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When did World War 1 begin and end (years)?
1914 and 1918
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What was the German parliment called?
The Reichstag
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What was the title of the German Ruler at that time?
The Kaiser
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How did the army feel about the politicians who signed the armitice?
"Stabbed in the back"
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What were these poiliticians known as?
The November Criminals
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What is article 48?
A law that allowed the President to rule on his own ina crisis
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What is proportional representation?
Each political party was represented fairly.
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What are coalition governments?
A government of 2 or more political parties.
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Who revolted in January 1919? And who helped Ebert?
The Spartacists (communists) revolted. The Freikorps helped Ebert.
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What was the Freikorps revolution in march 1920 called?
The Kapp Putsch
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Why did the Kapp Putsch fail?
The German people went on strike.
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What did Ebert sign tha made him very unpopular?
The Treaty of Versailles.
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How much did Germany have to pay in reparations?
6.6 billion
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What was to happen to the Rhineland?
The Rhineland was to be demilitarised.
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What was the War Guilt Clause?
A clause that made Germay take the full blame for the oubreak of WW1.
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Where and when did the Munich Putch start?
In a beer hall in Munich, on the 8th November 1923
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Who led the Munich Putsch?
Hitler
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What is the name of the book that Hitler wrote?
Mein Kampf
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How long was HItler in prison?
9 months
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What plan aided economic recovery in Germany?
The Dawes Plan
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What caused the great depression?
The Wall Street Crash
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When did Hitler become chancellor?
30th January 1933
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What was the result of the Reichstag fire?
Law of protection of people and state
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