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Coalition Government
During the 14 years of the Weimar Republic, nine elections were held, two in 1924 and 1932. Consequently, the government was weak and unstable.
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Article 48
Hindenburg was President for nine years. He had a great deal of power as he could pass laws without discussing them with anyone. Hindenburg used Article 48 after 1930.
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Small, extremist parties that wanted to abolish the Republic
Had support at the beginning of the 1920s, but when conditions improved in Germany after 1924, they found it difficult to win votes. They had another chance to gain votes in 1929 after the Wall Street Crash.
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The November Criminals
Because of propaganda, the Germans didn’t realise that they were losing the First World War. The new government had got off to a bad start for signing the armistice, 11 November 1918.
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The Treaty of Versailles
This made Germany weak. Germany had to shoulder the blame for causing the First World War.
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Revolt
Extremist groups rioting and creating havoc in the streets
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Hindenburg was President for nine years. He had a great deal of power as he could pass laws without discussing them with anyone. Hindenburg used Article 48 after 1930.

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Article 48

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Had support at the beginning of the 1920s, but when conditions improved in Germany after 1924, they found it difficult to win votes. They had another chance to gain votes in 1929 after the Wall Street Crash.

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Because of propaganda, the Germans didn’t realise that they were losing the First World War. The new government had got off to a bad start for signing the armistice, 11 November 1918.

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This made Germany weak. Germany had to shoulder the blame for causing the First World War.

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