Causes Of The Weimar Republic

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The Weimar Republic was formed during November of 1918 in result of the removal and exile of Wilhelm II following the first world war. This resulted in a gap in the German government and there was no apparent ruler to fill this gap. Therefore, the Germans had their first attempt to create a parliamentary democracy, this was in fact the Weimar Republic. It was inevitable that the Weimar Republic would face oppositions from the left and right wings, however it had slowly begun to overthrow these oppositions and deal with them since there had been social and economic improvements within the republic that had majorly helped them in the long run, up until the collapse of the Weimar Republic in 1933. One of the biggest issues that the new government had to face was the exaggerated terms of the Treaty of Versailles. These terms limited the Weimar Republic from fully developing and growing to become a fully fledged society. The signing of the Treaty of Versailles meant torture for the country and the people populating it, and a vast majority of the population felt it was betrayal from the German government, naming the Weimar Republic officials the ‘November criminals’. Many people that supported the Weimar Republic changed their views after the terms of the Treaty of Versailles became publicly available since they felt the Weimar Republic was just the result of losing the war rather than the actual choice of the majority of the population. The problems faced by the Weimar Republic

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