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Define the term Putsch
A plotted revolt to overthrow a government
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What did Kapp want?
The return of Kaiser (pre-war, authortarian, non-demmotratic, run by the elite
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How did suppressing the Spartacists give the Freikorp power?
They believed that they were afraid of them (gov)
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Ebert asked the army to deal with the Freikorps, what was their response?
Army refused "german army does not shoot the german army"
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How did Ebert respond to the Putsch?
Called the (working-class)german people to go on strike (general strike)
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Why was this effective?
Streets were full of people protesting, which shut down Germany, sending a strong message.
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What does this suggest about how the Weimar Republic was viewed?
The people suppported the Social Democratic government (new Weimar Republic)
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Is it fair to state that Ebert used the left to deal with the right and the right to deal with the left?
He used the Freikorps to deal with the sparticists (left wing and he used the working class to deal with the Putsch (right wing).
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What did Kapp want?

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The return of Kaiser (pre-war, authortarian, non-demmotratic, run by the elite

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How did suppressing the Spartacists give the Freikorp power?

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Ebert asked the army to deal with the Freikorps, what was their response?

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How did Ebert respond to the Putsch?

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