Key people at the start of the start of the Weimar Republic (1919)

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Kaiser Wilhelm
The last German Kaiser/ emporer, Abdicated in November 1918
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Woodrow Wilson
American President, Favoured self-determination, Pushed for removal of the Kaiser
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Friedrich Ebert
The firstPresident of the German republic (because his party had themost votes in the constituency), Member of the Social Democratic Party, Assembely elections of 1919
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Phillip Scheidermann
Also a member of the Socialist Democratic Party, asked to be the chancellor and form first government of the Weimar Republic
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Constituent Assembely
Following the January 1919 elections, Met to form an interim parliament and agree to a new constitution
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Social Democratic Party (SPD)
Led by Friedric Ebert, Largest party in constituent assembely, Favour democracy and social equality, PROGRESSIVE
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Catholic Centre Party (CPC)
Catholic party - flexible in policies
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German Democratic Party
Secong largest party in constituent assembely, Believed in democracy
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American President, Favoured self-determination, Pushed for removal of the Kaiser

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Woodrow Wilson

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The firstPresident of the German republic (because his party had themost votes in the constituency), Member of the Social Democratic Party, Assembely elections of 1919

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Also a member of the Socialist Democratic Party, asked to be the chancellor and form first government of the Weimar Republic

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Following the January 1919 elections, Met to form an interim parliament and agree to a new constitution

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