Germany's Rebellions (1918 - 1923)

  • Bavaria: A Socialist Republic

    Bavaria (state in Germany), declares itself a Socialist republic
  • Strikes

    Strikes all over Germany.
  • November Revolution

    It was a civil conflict in the German Empire at the end of the First World War that resulted in the replacement of the German federal constitutional monarchy with the Weimar Republic.
    "The causes of the revolution were the extreme burdens suffered by the population during the four years of war, the strong impact of the defeat on the German Empire and the social tensions between the general population and the elite of aristocrats and bourgeoisie who held power and had just lost the war."
  • Kiel Munity

    Kiel Munity
    "The Kiel mutiny was a major revolt by sailors of the German High Seas Fleet on 3 November 1918. The revolt triggered the German revolution which was to sweep aside the monarchy within a few days. It ultimately led to the end of the German Empire and to the establishment of the Weimar Republic."
  • Abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm

    Kaiser Wilhelm abdicates, and leaves to the Netherlands, because people complain and protest about him not signing the Treaty to end WWI. Ebert becomes chancellor over SPD-USPD coalition
  • Friedrich Ebert's rise to power

    Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicated and left to The Netherlands. A new Republic was declared. In January 1919, elections were held for a new Reichstag and in February 1919, in the town of Weimar, a new government was agreed. Freidrich Ebert was elected President of the new Republic.
  • Spartacist uprising

    "The uprising was primarily a power struggle between the moderate Social Democratic Party of Germany led by Friedrich Ebert and the radical communists of the Communist Party of Germany (KPD), led by Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg, who had previously founded and led the Spartacist League " It ended with the murder of Rosa and Karl, and it was stopped by the Army and the Freikorps
  • Assasination of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht

    "Freikorps troops captured and killed them during the Spartacist Uprising."
  • Hitler announces NSDAP party

    The NSDAP party will have an important role in Germany: it will later on be the Nazi Party
  • Ruhr uprising (Ruhraufstand)

    a left-wing workers' revolt in the Ruhr region of Germany in March 1920.
  • Kapp Putsch

    "The Kapp Putsch was an attempted coup in Berlin on 13 March 1920 which aimed to undo the German Revolution of 1918–1919, overthrow the Weimar Republic and establish an autocratic government in its place." (Rightist uprising)
  • Red Army Rebellion

    After the Kapp Putsh Rebellion, Communists in Germany decide to uprise, and they defeat Freikorps and regular army units. They start the biggest armed workers uprising, the Ruhr uprising
  • March Action

    "The March Action was a 1921 failed Communist uprising, led by the Communist Party of Germany (KPD), the Communist Workers' Party of Germany (KAPD), and other far-left organisations. The revolt ended in defeat for the Communists, and a weakening of contemporary Communist influence in Germany"
  • French and Belgian armys occupy the Ruhr

    They do this because Germany wouldn't pay for WWI reparations since they couldn't afford them, so they attacks and occupies Germany's industries in the Ruhr. They take productions from the german factories. German government tells the workers to stop working, so that Belgians and frenchs couldn't take their productions. 120 german workers were killed.
  • Black Reichwher

    It was a rebellion made by the Nacionalist Geman groups, when the restrictions imposed by other countries in the Treaty of Versailles were released
  • Hamburg Uprising

    The Hamburg Uprising was an insurrection during the Weimar Republic in Germany, started by the Communist Party. Without support from the rest of Germany and the Soviet Union, the communist insurgency disintegrated.
  • Munich Beer Hall Putsch

    Munich Beer Hall Putsch
    The Beer Hall Putsch was a failed coup d'état by the Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler to seize power in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
    Around 2000 Nazis were marching to the Feldherrnhalle, in the city centre
    Hitler escaped immediate arrest and was spirited off to safety in the countryside. After two days, he was arrested and charged with treason.