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1

When did the Weimar government lead Germany?

1919-33

2

Name 3 reparations in the treaty of Versailles.

Alsace-Lorraine to France
6.6 billion
100,000 men

3

Spartacist uprising

1919 communists tried to overthrow the government
The communists started a revolution but it failed and the leaders were killed

4

Kapp putsch

1920- angry at the ToV and the government
March- they stormed Berlin and said that a new government was created and the journalist Wolfgang kapp was in charge

5

Munich putsch

November 1923- hitler interrupted a meeting of the Bavarian prime minister and said he was taking over. He was arrested for 5 years but he was let out early.

6

What happened in 1923

The government printed more money due to the ToV, this led to hyper-inflation

7

Name 2 things stresemann did?

League of Nations
Dawes plan (USA lent Germany 800 million marks to help them pay)

8

Who was Gustav stresemann?

Chancellor 1923
Foreign minister 1923-29

9

What was article 48?

If public safety was endangered, the chancellor could do anything to fix it?

10

How was this used by Hitler?

To pass the enabling act

11

Why were people against the Weimar Republic?

Allowing the treaty of Versailles
The army were important under the Kaiser
Food shortages