strengths and weaknesses/ a few key terms

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History Flashcards on strengths and weaknesses/ a few key terms, created by Aaishah Din on 11/24/2016.

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there were many strengths and weaknesses of the weimar republic. Name the strengths. democratic, proportional representation, checks and balances, Reichstag was the more powerful house, central government had more power.
there were many strengths and weaknesses of the weimar republic. Name the weaknesses. coalition government, weakness in crisis, it was based on division and violence.
define these terms. coalition government coalition government: A coalition government is a cabinet of a parliamentary government in which several political parties cooperate, reducing the dominance of any one party within that coalition
proportional representation an electoral system in which parties gain seats in proportion to the number of votes cast for them
reichsrat The Reichsrat was one of two legislative bodies in Germany during Weimar Republic (1919–1933), the other being the Reichstag.
chancellor equivalent to the British prime minister.
civil servant somebody who works for the government in some way.
trade unions groups of workers formed to protect the rights and interests of workers in various occupations.
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