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How much did WW1 cost Germany?
$40 billion dollars
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How much did Germany have to pay in reparations?
£6.6 million
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How many men were allowed in the army after the Treaty of Versailles?
100,000
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Name three facts about the President of Germany under the Weimar Constitution
Elected every 7 years, Controlled the army, Could make emergency laws
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How often were the Reichstag elected and how?
They were elected every 4 years, by proportional representation.
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How old did you have to be to vote?
20 years old (both men and women!! Yay!)
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After WW1, how much of the government's budget went on war pensions?
One third
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How by how much did industrial production lower after the war?
Production was two-thirds of what it had been in 1913.
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What was Article 48 in the Treaty of Versailles?
The President could make laws in an emergency
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Give 4 examples of land that had to be given up due to the Treaty of Versailles
Saar coalfields placed under French rule for 15 years, Eupen and Malmedy given to Belgium, Alsace and Lorraine given to France, Polish Corridor
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What article of the Treaty of Versailles blamed Germany for the war?
Article 231
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Give 4 military limitations of the Treaty of Versailles
No tanks, no powered aircraft, no submarines, 6 battleships
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How did German civilians react to the end of the war?
They thought they had been stabbed in the back, Dolchstoss, and they reffered to the government as November Criminals
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Who were the Freikorps?
A right wing group of ex-soldiers who rebelled in 13th-17th March 1920.
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Who were the Spartacists?
A left wing group who rebelled for a few days, starting on 6th January 1919.
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How many marks was equivalent to £1 in November 1923?
1.68 quadrillion
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Who led the Spartacist Uprising of 1919?
Rosa Luxembourg and Karl Liebknecht
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Who led the Kapp Putsch of March 1920 and how many soldiers were involved?
Wolfgang Kapp and 12000 soldiers. They were also supported by General Luttwitz.
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What year was the Ruhr invaded and why?
1923 because Germany weren't paying their reparations (tut tut!)
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Why did hyperinflation occur in 1921?
Because the government printed lots of money.
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How much did Germany have to pay in reparations?

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£6.6 million

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How many men were allowed in the army after the Treaty of Versailles?

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Name three facts about the President of Germany under the Weimar Constitution

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How often were the Reichstag elected and how?

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