Weimar Republic (1919 - 1932) Key Dates

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10 November 1918
The Council of People's Representatives led by socialist groups that held power in the Reichstag takes over the running of the country
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11 November 1918
An armastice is signed between Germany and the allies.
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10 November 1918
The army and the leader of the government, Ebert, sign the Ebert-Groening Pact. The army agrees to help keep the people in order, if the government do not make a surge to the communist left
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19 January 1919
First elections are held in a post-war Germany
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11 February 1919
Ebert becomes the first President of the Republic. He is elected by the Reichstaf from 277 votes to 51.
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31 July 1919
The Weimar Constitution is passed by the National Assembly.
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28 June 1919
The Treaty of versailles is signed by the Germany delegation. The stab in the back myth is born
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13 August 1923
Gustav Stresseman appointed Chancellor of Germany
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23 November 1923
Gustav Stresseman resignes as Chancellor of Germany. He remains in Government unti his death in 1929. He is widely accredited with keeping the Government together up until his death,
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4 January 1919
The Government dismisses the popular USPD police chief in Berlin.
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6 January 1919
Thousands of armed workers took over key buildings in Berlin. Ebert moved the Government to Weimar. The Freikorps crushed the resistance and executed its leaders
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March 1919
Bavarian Uprising. Put down by the army due to not having enough support from the people.
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1921
Saxony and Thuringia Uprising. Put down by the army due to not having enough support from the people.
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12 March 1920
An attempt by the Freikorps to take over the Government. The army refused to fight off the group.
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An armastice is signed between Germany and the allies.

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11 November 1918

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The army and the leader of the government, Ebert, sign the Ebert-Groening Pact. The army agrees to help keep the people in order, if the government do not make a surge to the communist left

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Card 4

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First elections are held in a post-war Germany

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Card 5

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Ebert becomes the first President of the Republic. He is elected by the Reichstaf from 277 votes to 51.

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