The Seeds of Evil: The Rise of Hitler

The Seeds of Evil: Germany 1919 - 1933.

Recommended Links on the Constitution of the Weimar Republic

http://www.johndclare.net/Weimar2.htm

John D Clare offers an excellent overview of the constitution on this page. Included are some useful diagrams that illustrate the relationship between the different elements of government in Germany at the time.

http://www.kdhs.org.uk/history/as/as_unit2/constitution_a.htm

This page on the King David's High School website outlines the main features of the constitution of the Weimar Republic's constitution. This page outlines some key points that you should consider when evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of the constitution.

http://web.jjay.cuny.edu/~jobrien/reference/ob13.html

If you really want to get your head around the way that the consitution worked, try this link. Here you'll find many of the clauses included in the constitution of the Weimar Republic, ranging from the more famous Article 48 to lesser known clauses.

http://www.activehistory.co.uk/GCSE/weimarsummary.htm#2.%20The%20Weimar%20Constitution.

http://www.activehistory.co.uk/A-Level/modern/weim.htm

Russell Tarr's site covers this period of German history at GCSE and AS Level. These pages offer a range of helpful resources that provide definitions of some of the terminology and begin to evaluate the Weimar Constitution.

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/weicons.htm

A succinct explanation of the way that the Weimar Constitution worked. An ideal starting point in your further research.

http://shs.westport.k12.ct.us/muson/AP%20Mod/Age%20of%20Anxiety/weimar_republic_main.htm

This page outlines the circumstances in which the Constitution was drawn up and offers links to further pages that look at aspects such as the economic climate, International relations and internal politics of the time.

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The Treaty of Versailles
Germany 1919 - 1923
Germany - Economic Recovery
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