History - Weimar Germany + constitution

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How did the Kapp Putsch fail and when?
There was a general strike -March 1920
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Name a general that supported Dr Kapp
General Ludendorff
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Who were the November criminals?
The officials that signed the treaty of Versailles
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What was the stab in the back myth?
The Weimar politicians- accepted defeat when they shouldnt have
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When was the Weimar constitution announced?
July 1919
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When did Germany sign the treaty?
June 1919
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Why were the German people unhappy about Germany signing the treaty?
Clause 231- war guilt- pay 6.6bil
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Name the terms of the treaty
Article 231- war guilt | Air force disbanded | army reduced to 100,000 soldiers | navy reduced to 15,000 sailors | 6 Battleships | NO SUBMARINES
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Who was Dr Kapp?
Far right Journalist (against Jews and Communism)
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When was Ebert formally made President?
Febuary 1919
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What party was Ebert leader of?
Social democrats
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Who was allowed to vote under the new constitution?
Men and women over 20
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Why was the constitution in Weimar?
Due to the unrest in Berlin
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Who did the Freikorps model themselves on?
The soviets in Russia
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Who crushed the Spartacist Uprising?
The Freikorps
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Why was there a Spartacist Uprising?
Spartacists disagreed with government, believed Germany should be run by Workers' council
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Who wrote up the treaty of Versailles?
USA, Britain and France
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When was the Spartacist Uprising?
5th January 1919
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Who were the leaders of the Spartacists?
Rosa Luxemborg and Karl Liebknecht
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Who was the new president of Weimar Germany?
Friedrich Ebert
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What was the armistice and when was it signed?
Agreement to stop fighting- 11/11/1918
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Where was there a mutiny? (Major revolt)
Kiel
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Who ruled Germany before 1918?
Kaiser Wilhelm II
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When was the Weimar constitution announced?

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