Weimar Germany test questions

1

Why was Germany forced to surrender in 1918?

2

Why did many Germans feel that they had been 'stabbed in the back' in 1919?

3

What was the name of the new German government that replaced the Kaiser?

4

What was Article 48 of the constitution?

5

Which group led a revolt against the German Government in January, 1919?

6

The Spartacists were led by Karl Leibknecht and which other person?

7

Who did the German Government use to crush the revolt?

8

Why did the French and Belgians invade the Ruhr in 1923?

9

The German workers in the Ruhr went on strike. How could they afford to do this?

10

What was hyper-inflation?

11

How was hyper-inflation brought under control in 1924?

12

What was the Nazis aim during the Munich Putsch?

13

Where did Hitler force the Bavarian politicians to support the Nazis, during the putsch?

14

What was Hitler charged with after the Putsch?

15

How long did Hitler spend in Landsberg Prison?