Summary: How did Germany emerge from WW1?


Very brief overview of the main points you need to remember as to how Germany emerged after WW1 for the GCSE exam on the Germany Depth Study
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Summary: How did Germany emerge from WW1?
  1. Germany was in chaos after WWI
    1. food shortages and other problems caused by the war = mutinies, strikes and protests
    2. Kaiser abdicated, Germany became a republic
      1. Armistice signed by "November Criminals" on the 11th of Nov. 1918 - German surrender
        1. Spartacist Uprising, defeated by the Freikorps
          1. Weimar Republic formed. It was a true democracy with some weaknesses
            1. Article 48 ("the suicide clause") and proportional would later contribute to the Republic's collapse
              1. Helped by Hitler, too, who exploited these problems
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