The Weimar Republic and Treaty of Versailles

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When did the Kaiser abdicate?
9th November 1918
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When and where did the new constituent government meet for the first time?
January 1919 in the town of Weimar, South Germany
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What were the main weaknesses of the Weimar Republic?
The appointment of Chancellors, Article 48 and the use of PR
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What was proportional representation?
The system where each party was allocated a number of seats in Reichstag proportional to the number of votes
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Who were the presidents of the republic?
Ebert (1919-25) and Hindenburg (1925-1934)
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How did Germans feel about the Treaty of Versailles?
They were horrified and humiliated. They felt it was too harsh and resented the government for signing it
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How many causes were involved?
440
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What were the main terms?
Military, financial, territorial and political
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