Weimar - Challenges in constitution.

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During the 1920s, how many different political parties were within the Reichstag?
29
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From 1919 to 1923, how many short-lived coalitions were there?
9
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How did Article 48 pose a threat to democracy?
The president could use it to dissolve the constitution, pass laws without the Reichstag and rule by decree.
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What outcome did proportional representation produce?
Coalitions - the nature of PR allowed 29 different political parties in the Reichstag during the 1920s. This is inefficient and allowed extremist parties to become noticed.
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Did the chancellor need to sign the laws the President passes through decree?
Yes.
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From 1919 to 1923, how many short-lived coalitions were there?

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