The spartacist Uprising-1919

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What are the Spartacist League and when were they formed and by who?
A revolutionary movement founded after WW1 by Karl Liebknect and Rose Luxembourg
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What wing were they?
Left Wing
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What was the aim of this group/ what did they want?
They wanted to have a soviet rather than an elected parliament, They also wanted nationalisation of all medium to large farms and the formation of a Red Army
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What party did the leaders of the Sparticist League form and what did they attempt to do?
They tried to form the German Comminist Party and attempted to sieze power in Berlin
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How was the attempt to seize power stopped and what happeend to the leaders and when?
They were suppressed by the military adn the Freikorps from the right wing and Rosa Luxembourg and Karl Liebknect were murdered on 15th January
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What did the supression of the uprising tell us about the Freikorps and military?
it confirmed they were an undemocratic force,
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What happened over the next four months of their deaths?
There were riots and strikes in Munich, Halle and Bremen,
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What did the rioters and strikers want?
They wanted social reforms
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Why did they not meet their aim?
They were brutally crushed by the amry and the Freikorps,
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What did this lead to in the German society?
Increasing polarisaton
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