The Kapp Putsch SWHS

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What was it?
An attempted coup of the Weimar Republic.
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Who lead it?
Dr.Wolfgang Kapp
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Why did it happen?
The Treaty of Versailles caused the army to be reduced to 100,000 which included the freikorps.
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What happened in the uprising?
Kapp took over Berlin and tried to set up a government there. The Weimar government fled to Dresden
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Why was it unsuccessful?
The Weimar government arranged a strike with the trade unions which brought the city to a halt?
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What were the consequences?
The coup failed and Kapp fled to Sweden.
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