Years of Unrest 1919-1923

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Why were there years of unrest?
Government blamed for losing war and seen as weak and ineffective after signing ToV
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Name the three major rebellions against the Weimar Republic
1. Spartacist Revolt 1919 2. Kapp Putsch 1920 3. Assassination of Walter Rathenau 1922
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Why was the Kapp Putsch initiated?
Kapp wanted to form another government as he opposed Ebert following his signing of the Treaty of Versailles
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Who led the Spartacist Revolt
Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht
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Why was Walter Rathenau assassinated?
He signed the Treaty of Versailles, plus he was Jewish
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Which countries occupied the Ruhr?
France and Belgium
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When was the Ruhr occupied?
January 1923
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What is the meaning of hyperinflation?
Money loses value as production can't keep up with quantity of money
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What was the result of hyperinflation?
German Mark and bank savings became worthless
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Name the three major rebellions against the Weimar Republic

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1. Spartacist Revolt 1919 2. Kapp Putsch 1920 3. Assassination of Walter Rathenau 1922

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Why was the Kapp Putsch initiated?

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Who led the Spartacist Revolt

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Why was Walter Rathenau assassinated?

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