Why did the German people feel stabbed in the back?

In this lesson students will learn about the Treaty of Versailles and the social, political and economic impact it had on Germany. The origins of the Dolchstoss theory will also be explored. Students will then be able to assess the reasons for the unpopularity of the Weimar Republic.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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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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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.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

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Why did the German people feel stabbed in the back?

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

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Q1.Which of the 'Big Four' wanted the harshest terms for Germany at the Paris Peace Conference?

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Q2.Which of the following was not a military term of the Treaty of Versailles?

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Q3.How much in reparations did Germany have to pay the Allies?

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Q4.What is the stab-in-the-back theory also known as?

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Q5.The French received the industrial output from the Saar coalfields for how many years?

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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:

Why did the German people feel stabbed in the back?

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.Which of the 'Big Four' wanted the harshest terms for Germany at the Paris Peace Conference?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following was not a military term of the Treaty of Versailles?

2/5

Q3.How much in reparations did Germany have to pay the Allies?

3/5

Q4.What is the stab-in-the-back theory also known as?

4/5

Q5.The French received the industrial output from the Saar coalfields for how many years?

5/5

Lesson summary: Why did the German people feel stabbed in the back?

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