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Although it did not join those involved in the putsch, it failed to support the legitimate government. General von Seeckt, the senior ofﬁcer in the Defence Ministry, spoke for many colleagues when he declared: Troops do not ﬁre on troops. So, you perhaps intend, Herr Minister, that a battle be fought before the Brandenburger Tor between troops that have fought side by side against a common enemy? When Reichswehr ﬁres on Reichswehr all comradeship within the ofﬁcers’ corps will have vanished. Proﬁle: Wolfgang Kapp 1868–1922 1868 1870 1886–1920 1917 1918 1920 1922 – Born in New York – Returned to Germany with his family – Qualiﬁed as a doctor of law and then appointed as a Prussian civil servant in various posts – Helped to found the right-wing German Fatherland Party – Elected to the Reichstag – Opposed the abdication of Wilhelm II and remained committed to the restoration of the monarchy – Collaborated with Ehrhardt and Lüttwitz to launch the putsch.
The Treaty of Versailles was a compromise, but only in the sense that it was a compromise between the Allied powers. So the really decisive negotiations were between the so-called ‘Big Three’: Key question Key terms Weimar’s Political Crisis | 27 Self-determination The right of people of the same nation to decide their own form of government. In effect, it is the principle of each nation ruling itself. Wilson believed that the application of self-determination was integral to the Peace Settlement and it would lead to long-term peace.
However, it should be remembered that in the crisis of 1923 the presidential powers were used as intended and to very good effect. The continuity of traditional institutions Although the Weimar Constitution introduced a wide range of democratic rights and civil liberties, it made no provision to reform the old traditional institutions of Imperial Germany, such as: • The civil service was well educated and professional, but tended to conform to the old-fashioned conservative values of Imperial Germany.