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WEIMAR REPUBLIC 1919-1933
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WEIMAR REPUBLIC1919-1933

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BIRTH november 1918KAISSER Wilhem abdicated in november 1918.

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BIRTH november 1918The REPUBLIC was proclamed:

- Democratic parlamentary Republic.

- First President: FRIEDRICH EBERT.

- Wrote in Weimar.

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OPPOSITION from the leftThe success of Lenin in Russia boosted

communist.

SPARTACISTS rebelion: Led by Rosa Luxemburg

Karl Liebknecht(later renamed

German Communist

Party)

wanted Germany to be run by soviets

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OPPOSITION from the left

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OPPOSITION from the leftEBERT asked for help to FREIKORPS

(volunter military units)

they defeated Spartacists

julio albalad
Rose Luxemburg
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OPOSSITION from the right

- Some people were furious with the Weimar

Republic for having surrendered in the First

World War, and wanted to return to the days of a

German Empire being run by a Kaiser

- March 1920: KAPP PUTSCH: failed copu d

´etat

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ECONOMIC PROBLEMSTreaty of Versailles:

- Germany had to pay reparations.

- Germany lost territories.

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ECONOMIC PROBLEMS1921 Germany paid 50 million pounds

1922 nothing was paid

FRANCE ocuppied the Ruhr (raw materials)

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ECONOMIC PROBLEMSTo solve the problem of the debt:

Goverment: Expansionary Monetary Policy

INFLATION (devaluation of the mark)

problem: HIPERINFLATION 1923

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HIPERINFLATION

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ECONOMIC PROBLEMThe Goverment tried to solve the problem:1924

- new Mark (burned the old one)

- recieved American loans

- negociated the reparation payments

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WEIMAR PARTIES- KPD

- Zentrum

- DDP

- SPD

- NSDAP


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