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  The Weimar Republic I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Since from 1920 on neither the Weimar Coalition alone nor the parties of the Right alone could muster a majority in the Reichstag, owing to the strength of the USPD and KPD, the great parliamentary problem of the Weimar Republic was the relationship between the SPD and the DVP.
Of all the old forces from imperial Germany that survived into the Weimar Republic, none was as dangerous as the Junkers, with their economic base in agriculture, their prestige base in east-Elbian society, and their positions of power in the army and the civil service.
Very few supporters of the Weimar Republic even made any attempt to deal with this ''disloyal opposition.'' The SPD, to whom the men of the DNVP had been wont to apply the label ''enemy of the state'' before 1914, forbore to turn the tables after 1918.
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  The Weimar Republic, 1918-33: German History
The Weimar Republic, proclaimed on November 9, 1918, was born in the throes of military defeat and social revolution.
The percentage of the vote gained by this coalition of parties in favor of the republic (76.2 percent, with 38 percent for the SPD alone) suggested broad popular support for the republic.
In mid-1919 the assembly ratified the constitution of the new Weimar Republic, so named because its constitution was drafted in the small city where the poets Goethe and Schiller had lived.
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  Weimar Republic - MSN Encarta
Weimar Republic, term used to describe the German republic that lasted from 1919 until 1933, when Nazi party leader Adolf Hitler suspended the constitution and assumed power.
The republic was established after workers and troops in the German empire revolted in early 1918 against the government's refusal to end World War I (1914-1918).
The new National Assembly met in Weimar, Thüringen, in February 1919 and wrote a constitution that established Germany as a democratic federal republic and provided for two houses of parliament, the Reichstag and the Reichsrat.
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  Weimar Republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Weimar Republic (German Weimarer Republik, IPA: [ˈvaɪ̯marər repuˈbliːk]) is the common name for the republic that governed Germany from 1919 to 1933.
The phrase Weimar Republic is an invention of historians, and was not used officially during its existence.
The last years of the Weimar republic were stamped by even more political instability than in the previous years and the administrations of Chancellors Brüning, Papen, Schleicher and Hitler (from 30 January to 23 March 1933) were all Presidentially appointed dictatorships.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Weimar Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The phrase Weimar Republic is an invention of historians, and was not used during its existence.
The use of the English word empire and its adjective imperial may be confusing because the Weimar Republic was a republic; empire is an imprecise translation of the German word Reich (which does not have a specific monarchic connotation) and is increasingly translated as commonwealth or realm.
The fall of the Weimar Republic was closely analysed thirteen years later during the Nuremburg Trials when it was decided that in the case of the aristocratic Catholic Franz von Papen, along with the Rhenish-Westphalian Industrial Magnates, conspiracy to assist Adolf Hitler to power was not an indictable offence.
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 Weimar Republic - HighBeam Encyclopedia
From Republic to Reich: Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime exploited a terrorist assault on the Reichstag Building to carry out a pre-positioned strategy to convert the Weimar Republic into a police state.
Heinrich Bruning and the Dissolution of the Weimar Republic.(Review)
Is this Weimar Russia?(comparing Germany's Weimar Republic to Russia in 1990s)(Abstract)
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 History of Weimar Republic - Germany 1919-1933 - and the rising of Hitler
History of Weimar Republic - Germany 1919-1933 - and the rising of Hitler.
The collapse of the Weimar Republic and the rise of Hitler
The last years of the Weimar republic were stamped by even more political instability than in the previous years.
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 Weimar - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Weimar, city in central Germany, in Thuringia, on the Ilm River.
Weimar is a rail junction, and factories in the city produce textiles, paper,...
The Weimar Republic had suffered from three major problems: a systemic political crisis, a sense of national humiliation associated with the...
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 Weimar and Russia Analogy
In short, the Weimar Republic was created by people who feared that Germany would become like Russia unless Germany's former enemies provided the economic and political support needed to stabilize the country, and unless the forces of radical domestic reform were put down.
The Weimar Republic's collapse and the National Socialist seizure of power took place in a highly advanced industrial society with a very advanced political and social system where democracy had been tried and had failed.
In Weimar, a very advanced group of entrepreneurs was able to use inflation to dump their goods abroad at cheap prices, procure foreign exchange, and then use the foreign exchange to reconstruct their plants at home.
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 The Early Weimar Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Weimar Republic was set-up in January 1919.
They had set up a republic of their own in November 1918 and it was not particularly in a position where by the republic could change hands to another political party.
The Weimar Republic had crushed both communist uprisings but the next threat came from outside Germany, in Paris, the scene of the peace treaty, the Treaty of Versailles.
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 Germany History
After First World War, Germany was obligated to cede many areas, allied troops occupied the left German Bank of the Rhine for a period of 5-15 years, and the German army was to be limited to 100,000 officers.
In 1919, under the Weimar constitution, Friedrich Ebert was named as the first German President, but the Weimar republic was not accepted by the National Socialist German Workers' Party and German Communist Party.
Germany was divided into four military occupation zones by the Allies; the three western zones would form the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) while part of the Soviet Zone became the German Democratic Republic (East Germany).
www.justgermany.org /germany/germany-history.asp   (1441 words)

 Weimar Republic information - Search.com
The Weimar Republic (German Weimarer Republik, IPA: [ˈvaɪ̯marər repuˈbliːk]) is the historical name for the republic that governed Germany from 1919 to 1933.
The last years of the Weimar republic were stamped by even more political instability than in the previous years and the administrations of Chancellors Brüning, Papen, Schleicher and Hitler (from 30 January to 23 March 1933) were all Presidentially appointed dictatorships.
The Socialist leader Otto Wels is remembered as the sole brave opposing voice to the 23 March Enabling Act that marks the end of the Weimar republic and of democracy in modern Germany.
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 German Weimar Republic coins - money / coins of the German Weimar Republic for sale.
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 Weimar Republic
How far do the early problems of the Weimar republic suggest that it was doomed from the start?
Problems of the Weimar Republic 1918-24 (political weakness, challenges from the Left and Right, Spartacists, Kapp Putsch, Munich Putsch, invasion of the Ruhr and hyperinflation).
Recovery of the economy; the Dawes and Young Plans; the role of Stresemann; inability of the Weimar Republic to cope with the Depression.
www.johndclare.net /Weimar1.htm   (456 words)

 Facts about Germany: 1919–1933: The Weimar Republic > 1919–1933
There was in fact considerable continuity between the German Reich and the Weimar Republic, which emerged following the fall of the monarchy in November 1918 and the January 1919 elections to the German National Assembly, which was to draw up a constitution.
To a certain extent the institution of the monarchy simply persisted in a different form: The office of Reich President, who was elected by the people, came with such powers that there was very quickly talk of a “substitute Emperor” or a “replacement Emperor”.
The fact that Austria was forbidden to unite with Germany was likewise considered to be unjust.
www.tatsachen-ueber-deutschland.de /en/history/main-content-03/1919-1933-the-weimar-republic.html   (650 words)

 BLUE FLOWER: Historical Setting/Weimar
The years of the Weimar Republic in Germany, from the end of World War I in 1918 to the Nazi takeover in 1933, constituted another of our worlds between two wars.
The Weimar spirit was driven in part by the possibility and thrill of creating things instead of destroying them, building them up instead of tearing them down.
But Weimar was also a world fractured into many pieces and deeply divided: outwardly blooming with hope but inwardly trembling with fear of and gnawing doubts about the horrors of the past and the shadows those horrors cast on an uncertain future.
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 Weimar Germany and the Rise of the Nazis
The Weimar Republic represented a compromise: German conservatives and industrialists had transferred power to the Social Democrats to avert a possible Bolshevik-style takeover; the Social Democrats, in turn, had allied with demobilized officers of the Imperial Army to suppress the revolution.
The future of the Weimar Republic was shaped during the critical year separating the National Assembly elections and the June 1920 Reichstag elections.
Goethe's Weimar was contrasted with the Prussian Germany of authoritarianism, military swagger, and imperialism.
www.shsu.edu /~his_ncp/Weimar.html   (4769 words)

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The Weimar Republic was announced following the abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm II in November 1918.
The Weimar Republic was the period in Germany in between WWI and WWII.
Life in Germany during the Weimar Republic, which began in 1919 and ended when the Nazis took control in 1933, was both exhilarating and precarious.
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 Cinema And Film Industry in Weimar Republic, 1918-1933   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Film industry in the Weimar Republic was deeply affected by the intervention of economic and political concerns in all aspects of cultural life.
In the creatively changed atmosphere of Weimar Republic, where national censorship was abolished in early 1919 by the Council of People’s Representatives, the new freedom of expression manifested itself most immediately in a series of pornographic films.
The film’s emphasis on the instinctual is significant in comprehending the social distrust of the democratic institutions of the Weimar Republic.
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 Germany - The Weimar Republic - Problems of Parliamentary Politics
The Weimar Republic was beset with serious problems from the outset that led many Germans either to withhold support from the new parliamentary democracy or to seek actively to destroy it.
The right posed a graver threat to the Weimar Republic than did the extreme left because it enjoyed the support of most of Germany's establishment: the military, the financial elites, the state bureaucracy, the educational system, and much of the press.
Dissatisfaction with the republic was also evident in the June 1920 elections, in which the Weimar coalition lost its majority.
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 Worrying Parallels Between the Weimar Republic and Modern Western Society
A ferment of artistic and sexual experimentation, the Weimar Republic (1918-1933) privileged an outpouring of cultural creativity in the Bauhaus movement of modern art and the development of the International Style in modern architecture.
The German Weimar Republic (1919-1933) is an especially interesting period in German history since it bridged the gap between Germany's loss of the Great War (1914-1918) and Adolf Hitler's coming to power in 1933.
The Weimar Republic, with it's liberal agenda, soon led to weakened policing and to a haven for criminals.
www.ukapologetics.net /weimar.html   (2659 words)

 Photo of National Theater where the German Constitution was written
To Americans, the Weimar Republic represents a great achievement, since from the American point of view, the Great War was fought "to make the world safe for democracy." As it turned out, the Weimar Republic of the Social Democrats was opposed by many factions of the German people, and was doomed from the start.
The fatal flaw in the Weimar constitution was the infamous Article 48, drafted by Social Democrat Max Weber, which gave the Chancellor the right to rule by decree for short periods during a crisis.
Weimar was occupied by the American troops of Patton's Third Army on April 12, 1945, the next day after they had discovered the nearby Buchenwald concentration camp.
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