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11/08/1919 Post-war Germany is established as a republic


11th August 1919: Weimar Republic established after constitution signed


Weimar Republic: The Freikorps


How Did the Weimar Government Work?

The Constitution of the German Reich was the constitution that governed Germany during the Weimar Republic era. The constitution declared Germany to be a democratic parliamentary republic with a legislature elected under proportional representation. Universal suffrage was established, with a minimum voting age of 20.
    • Essentials 

    • Origin 

    • Provisions and organization 

    • Weaknesses 

    • Hitler's subversion of the Weimar Constitution 

    • Legacy