The Weimar republic

The Weimar republic
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The Weimar republic

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Slide 2 - Video

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

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Slide 7 - Tekstslide

Reading check.

What happened in the Ruhr in 1923 and what were the consequences for the Weimar Republic ?

Slide 8 - Open vraag

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

What economic problems did the Weimar government face?
War debts and problems due to the Treaty of Versaille
French invasion of the Ruhr, 1923
All of the above

Slide 10 - Quizvraag

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

Slide 12 - Video

Who were Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg?

Slide 13 - Open vraag

Slide 14 - Video

What is the Munich Putsch? Who was in charge? Why did it fail?

Slide 15 - Open vraag

Slide 16 - Tekstslide

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Slide 19 - Tekstslide

Why was Stresemann criticized by the right wing Germans?
For negotiating with the allies
For installing a new currency
He was accused of being a communist
For causing hyperinflation

Slide 20 - Quizvraag

Which of these statements describing the Weimar republic are true and which are false?are of then nearly true?
It was ruled by a dictator
Not one person could gain too much power
It was best described as a dictatorship
It used proportional representation
Everyone over 20 could vote
The President appointed a Chancellor
It was best described as a democracy
Article 50 gave Emergency powers to the President
The Chancellor needed over 50% support from the Reichstag

Slide 21 - Sleepvraag

Slide 22 - Tekstslide

Can you think up of any benefits autocracy might have vs democracy for Germany at the time?

Slide 23 - Open vraag

Why did a lot of Germans prefer autocracy over democracy?
They weren't used to having democratic rights
They thought a strong leader could clean up the country quickly
They were opposed to sharing power with the 'lower classes'
All of these reasons

Slide 24 - Quizvraag

Democracy is hard
It comes with a lot of responsibilities!
- voting
- taking part in discussions
- having accountability

Slide 25 - Tekstslide