How democratic was the Weimar Constitution?

In this lesson students will learn about the German surrender of WW1 and the origins of the Weimar Republic. Students will assess the strengths and weaknesses of the newly formed Weimar Constitution.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.When was the German Reich formed?

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Q2.Why were other countries becoming worried about the German Reich before 1914?

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Q3.What political ideology did Russia follow after 1917?

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Q4.Who was removed as leader of Russia due to the 1917 revolution?

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Q5.What was the impact of the Russian Revolution on WWI?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.When was the German Reich formed?

1/5

Q2.Why were other countries becoming worried about the German Reich before 1914?

2/5

Q3.What political ideology did Russia follow after 1917?

3/5

Q4.Who was removed as leader of Russia due to the 1917 revolution?

4/5

Q5.What was the impact of the Russian Revolution on WWI?

5/5

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How democratic was the Weimar Constitution?

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Q1.How many years was the president of the Weimar Republic elected for?

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Q2.What was the name of the law which granted the president emergency powers to pass legislation without the Reichstag?

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Q3.How old did men and women have to be to in order to vote in the Weimar Republic?

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Q4.What is a coalition government?

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Q5.Under the proportional representation system, how many votes did a political party need to gain for a representative in the Reichstag?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How democratic was the Weimar Constitution?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.How many years was the president of the Weimar Republic elected for?

1/5

Q2.What was the name of the law which granted the president emergency powers to pass legislation without the Reichstag?

2/5

Q3.How old did men and women have to be to in order to vote in the Weimar Republic?

3/5

Q4.What is a coalition government?

4/5

Q5.Under the proportional representation system, how many votes did a political party need to gain for a representative in the Reichstag?

5/5

Lesson summary: How democratic was the Weimar Constitution?

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