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1

How many troops died in WW1?

2 million

2

How many troops were injured in WW1?

4 mllion

3

What was Germany's debt at the end of the war?

150 billion marks

4

Where were the mutinies at the end of the war?

Kiel and Hamburg

5

When did the Kaiser lose control of the army?

28th october 1918

6

When did Kurt Eisner lead the revolution in Bavaria?

7th November 1918

7

Where did workers go on strike at the end of ww1?

The Daimler Plant in Stuttgart

8

How many Germans had died from food shortages during WW1?

750,000

9

When was the kaiser forcedd o abdicate after lsing support of the army?

9th November 1918

10

Who did Max von Baden give chancellorship to and when?

Friedrich Ebert on the 9th November 1918

11

What agreement was made on the 10th November between Ebert and Groener?

That the army would work with the government to keep the communists out of power

12

When was the Reichstag suspended?

10th November 1918

13

Who ran the country whilst the Reichstag was suspended?

The Council of People's representatives

14

When was the armistice signed?

11th November 1918

15

What did Ebert do with the civil servants who had ran Germnay under the Kaiser?

Kept them in office and instructed them to work alongside soldier's and worker's councils

16

What did Ebert reassure Groener about?

The army would not be reformed

17

How did Ebert reassure leaders of industry?

By promising them that the New Republic would not nationalise industries or confiscate land

18

How did Ebert win support of the trade unions?

By promising them that the new republic would endeaour to create an 8 hour working day

19

When was the national assembly voted for?

19th January 1919

20

How many seats did the SPD gain in the national assembly?

40%

21

When was the Weimar Constitution agreed?

31st July 1919

22

Who were allowed to vote as decreed by the Weimar Constitution?

all men and women over 21

23

What did article 1 of the constitution decree?

Germany was a democracy

24

Under what system was the Reichstag elected?

Proportional representation

25

How often was the president voted for?

Every 7 years

26

How often was the parliament voted for?

Every 4 years

27

Who did the president elect?

chancellor

28

What did Article 48 state?

In a crisis, the chancellor could ask the president to pass a necessary law by decree, without the support of the Reichstag

29

How many coalition governments were there between 1919 and 1923?

9

30

When was the treaty of Versailles signed?

28th June 1919