Key Ide 6.5- the Elections of 1953, 1957 and 1961

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How often is each election?
Every four years,
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When was the second election with Adenauer as Chancellor?
1953,
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Describe the CDU vote?
It increases
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Who does the CDU form a coalition with?
The FDP and DP
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Who was their main opposition?
The SPD
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However, why was it not a threat to the CDU?
As it was poorly led by the leader Ollenhauer,
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Was this election a success?
Yes,
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In 1957, describe the percentage of votes for the CDU?
Over 50%
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Is a coaltion still formed and why?
Yes to ensure political stability,
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Who does the CDU form a coalition with?
The DP
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In 1957, what is their campagin slogan?
"No Experiments"
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Was this election a success?
A Massive success,
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In 1961, describe the CDU vote?
The CDU vote falls below 50% but still high,
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How old is Adenauer in 1961?
85
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Is a coalition formed?
Yes,
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Overall, describe the success of all the elections?
It allowed for political stability with the coalitions which was a success. However, there was a lack of political choice- "vanishing opposition",
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In 1966-69, what occurs with the CDU as evidence of "vanishing opposition"?
The CDU forms a 'Grand Coalition' with the SPD
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