History: Unit 2 The Weimar Republic 1918-1933

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Name of the failed German military campaign that was a last ditch attempt to win the war in 1918?
-The Ludendorff offensive
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Which two key military figures led the Revolution from Above in 1918?
-Hindenburg and Ludendorff
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Who became Chancellor folling the Revolution from above?
-Prince Max
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What prompted the German Imperial Navy to mutiny in October 1918?
-The last ditch plan to break out proposed by Admiral Scheer, as the sailors belived it to be a suicide mission and resisted.
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Who became first Chancellor of the new German Republic in Novemeber 1918?
-Ebert
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Which was the biggest political party of this time?
-SPD
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What is the German term for 'stab in the back'?
-Der Dolchstoss
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Which political party was the furthest to the left at this time?
-KPD
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Rosa Luxemburg was a leader of the Spartacists, who was the other key figure?
-Karl Liebenkniect
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Which group was used to crush the Spartacists Revolt?
-Freikorps
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What was the name of the secret deal between the Chancellor and the Army in November 1918?
-Ebert-groener pact
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What was the name of the secret deal between the Industralists and the Unions in Novemeber 1918?
Stinnes-Lapien agreement
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What is the significance of Article 48 of the Weimar Constitiution?
-It gave the President emergency power to rule by decree.
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How did Proportional Representation affect the structure of the Reichstag and governments in the Weimar Republic?
-It made it a very democratic system, however weak as there were many parties so lots of weak coalitions werre formed
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Who becam the first President of the Republic of the Weimar Republic in February 1919?
-Ebert
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Who became the first offical chancellor of the Weimar Republic in February 1919?
-Scheichenum
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Why did he resign?
-Terms of the Treaty of Versailles
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From which party did the first three chancellors come?
-SPD
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Why did Bauer regin in March 1920?
Kapp-putsch
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Which party led coalitions from 1920-22?
-Zentrum-Z
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Why did Fehrenback resign in March 1921?
-Reparations
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What does 'Dictat' mean in the context of the Treaty of Versailles?
-Dictated piece- they were forced to sign the treaty with no negotiations
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What article contained the infamous 'war guilt' clause?
Cause 231
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Give 2 examples of Western territory lost by Germany?
-Eupen, Alsace-Lorraine
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Give 2 examples of Eastern territory lost by Germany?
-Upper Silesia, East Prussia
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Name of right wing group that carried out political assassinations?
-Organisation consul
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Name one of their victims?
-Walthner Ratheneau
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Who cammanded the Friekrorps when they marched on BErlin in support of Wolfgang Kapp's attempt at power?
Ludowitz
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Month and year of Munich Putch?
November 1923
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Which ex-military leader was involved in the munich putsch?
-Ludendorff
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How long did Hitler spend in prison as a result?
-9 months
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Name of area occupied by French and Belgian troops in 1923?
-The Ruhr
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Why did they occupy this area?
-To confiscate material to compensate for G
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What prompted the German Imperial Navy to mutiny in October 1918?

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