Weimar Republic HIST 3121
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Cydney Tinsley World at War Weimar Republic Weimar Republic Critisism of Weimar: 1. Arguably too much democracy 2. Lots and lots of ‘parties’; lots of different views represented in Parliament 3. A democracy ‘without democrats’; not enough people committed. Key Questions: 1. Was WWI inevitable? Was it a result of WWI or the Treaty of Versaille? 2. What was the nature of the Weimar Republic? 3. Was Weimar doomed to fail? Key People: 1. von Hindenburg: German Chief of General Staff 2. Ludenorff: Quarter-Master for Hindenburg 3. Phillip Sheidmann: Social Democratic Party a. Proclaims the Republic. b. Reich Chancellery, Berlin c. Nov. 9, 1918 4. John Maynard Keynes: a. Wrote ‘Economic Consequences of Peace’ (1919) b. Wrote ‘General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money’ (1936) 5. Kurt Eisner 6. Gustav Stressemann 7. Reichstag Parliament 8. Prince von Baden: Chancellor 9. Scheidemann: Social Democrat Party 10.Ebert: Social Democrat Party 11.Erzberger: Christian Democratic Party 12.Kaiser Wilhelm 13.Liebknecht: Communist Party 14.Luxemburg: Communist Party 15.Chamberlain 16.Briand Key Places: 1. Danzig/Gdonsk 2. Weimar National Theater: a. Memorial b. Meeting place of the National Assembly c. February-August of 1919 3. Ruhr Valley: Industrial heart-land of Germany 4. Rhineland 5. Alsace-Lorraine 6. Saarland 7. Schlesien/Silesia 8. Munich 9. Ruhrgebet Cydney Tinsley World at War Weimar Republic 10.Rathenav 11.Aachen-Koblenz Key Events: 1. Dawes Plan 2. Young Plan 3. Ripallo Treaty 4. Kiel Mutiny 5. Passive Resistance 6. Back-Stab Legend 7. Treaty of Locarno: Between Streesemann, Chamberlain, and Briand 8. Spartacist Uprising: Berlin, Jan. 1919
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