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Attempted Revolution in Munich; German Republic Declared; government led by Friedrich Ebert

November 1918

2

Ebert-Groener agreement

November 1918

3

Political parties agree to hold elections to a national Constituent Assembly

November 1918

4

Spartacist Revolt in Berlin (crushed by army and Freicorps)

January 1919

5

National Assembly elected (Friedrich Ebert becomes President, coalition government with SPD, Centre Party and DDP)

January 1919

6

Soviet Republic declared in Bavaria

1919

7

Treaty of Versailles presented to Germany and then signed by Germany

May 1919
June 1919

8

Weimar Constitution adopted

July 1919

9

Kapp Putsch

March 1920

10

Elections in the Reichstag sees fall in votes for the Weimar Republic (Weimar Coalition only got 44.6% of the vote)

June 1920

11

Matthias Erzeuger assassinated

August 1921

12

Treaty of Rapollo with Russia

April 1922

13

Walter Rathenau assassinated

June 1922

14

Law for the Protection of the Republic

July 1922

15

French and Belgium troops occupy the Ruhr

January 1923

16

Gustav Stresemann becomes Chancellor

September 1923

17

Attempted Nazi Putsch in Munich (Beer Hall Putsch)

November 1923

18

Rentenmark is introduced

November 1923

19

Nazi vote increases by 4.6% in Reichstag elections and gain 32 seats

May 1924

20

Reichstag accepts the Dawes Plan

August 1924

21

Death of President Ebert

February 1925

22

Locrano treaties signed

October 1925

23

Germany joins League of Nations

September 1926

24

Treaty signed between France and Germany

1927

25

Number of Socialist votes in Reichstag elections increase (SPD gains 131 seats, and KPD gains 45)

May 1928

26

Allies begin military evacuation of the Rhineland

September 1929

27

Gustav Stresemann dies

October 1929

28

Referendum upholds the decision to adopt the Young Plan

December 1929

29

Unemployment peaks at 6 million

February 1932

30

Nazis become the largest party in the Reichstag, with 37% of the vote

July 1932