Why was there a rise in political extremism in Germany after WW1?

In this lesson students will learn about the challenges the Weimar Republic faced between 1919-20. It will examine the threat from the left-wing in the shape of the Spartacist Revolt. It will also examine the right-wing threat from the Kapp Putsch before looking at the political assassinations.

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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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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.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?

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

5/5

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Why was there a rise in political extremism after WWI?

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Q1.Which of the following people did support the Weimar Republic?

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Q2.What year was the Spartacist Revolt?

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Q3.How many political assassinations were carried out between 1919-1922?

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Q4.Why did the Weimar Republic struggle to put down the Kapp Putsch?

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Q5.Who did the Freikorps appoint as the leader of their Putsch?

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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 was there a rise in political extremism after WWI?

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 following people did support the Weimar Republic?

1/5

Q2.What year was the Spartacist Revolt?

2/5

Q3.How many political assassinations were carried out between 1919-1922?

3/5

Q4.Why did the Weimar Republic struggle to put down the Kapp Putsch?

4/5

Q5.Who did the Freikorps appoint as the leader of their Putsch?

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Lesson summary: Why was there a rise in political extremism in Germany after WW1?

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