Threats to the Weimar Republic from 1919-1924

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How serious was the "spartacist rebellion", and when was it?
This 1919 rebellion was actually a protest attempted to be turned into a rebellion, and could not have been very serious given how swiftly it was crushed by the Freikorps.
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Name and give numbers for a right wing German paramilitary group.
Freikorps who had 5,000 members and 200 units in Germany by 1919
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How much support did Germany have for the KPD, and how much support did the KPD have for the Weimar Republic?
The German Communist Party completely opposed Weimar and its democratic principles. It's support grew to 1/5th of the population by 1920
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What extent of electorate support did the SPD enjoy in 1919?
37.9%
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The Treaty of Versailles demanded how many marks in reparations in 1921?
The treaty demanded 132 billion marks
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How was the Treaty of Versailles viewed by the German population?
A diktat - dictated peace
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Provide a statistic to exemplify the hyperinflation.
In an index of prices where 1 = 1914, prices escalated to 7.5*10(to the power of 11) by the end of 1923
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What percentage of German steel was produced by the Ruhr?
An overwhelming 80%
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When was the Ruhr Crisis?
1923
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How many French soldiers invaded Germany in the "Ruhr Crisis"?
60,000 soldiers
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When was the Kapp-Lüttwitz Putsch?
1920
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In the aftermath of the Kapp-Lüttwitz Putsch, how strictly punished were those who participated?
Of 705 people involved, only one was found guilty by the courts
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Between January 1919- June 1922, 354 right wing assassins were tried by the courts. How many were found guilty?
28
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How badly was Lüttwitz punished for his role?
He was given early retirement
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What was Seect's response to the Putsch?
Declared that the soldiers would not fight against their fellow soldier, yet he did not send his men to participate in the Putsch
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Some claim that the Weimar Republic endangered itself. Why?
Article 54 made the judicary independent, which led to cases like the 1920 Erzberger case, proportional representation led to weak coalition governments who fell out about flags in 1926 and the risk posed by article 48 (used 134 times by Ebert)
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The 1919 Spartacist rebellion fragmented the left wing. Why?
This rebellion led to the execution of two important left wing leaders: Karl Liebnicht and Rosa Luxemburg.
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What percentage of the vote did the SPD (who supported democracy) win in January 1919?
37%
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How, and when, did the DVP's (German People's Party) attitude towards Weimar change?
They switched from anti-Weimar to pro-Weimar after 1920.
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22 assassinations were carried out between 1919-1922. How many of these assassins went unpunished?
Four
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Name and give numbers for a right wing German paramilitary group.

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Freikorps who had 5,000 members and 200 units in Germany by 1919

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How much support did Germany have for the KPD, and how much support did the KPD have for the Weimar Republic?

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What extent of electorate support did the SPD enjoy in 1919?

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The Treaty of Versailles demanded how many marks in reparations in 1921?

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