HIS109Y1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Mein Kampf, Art School, Permanent Revolution
The soviet union: from lenin to stalin (see facism lecture) The populations of the powers on the way to be defeated/ already defeated are rising incredibly as the war dies down. Socialist in bavaria at the end of the war proclaim a soviet model of government. German chancellor is pressing the emperor to resign. Nationalist, militarists thought that the whole idea of a republic was illegitimate. As the empire crumble at the end of the war it was very unstable. New republic needed the support of the army for stability. Offered support on one condition: free reign to move against left wing revolutionary government. Same pattern: empire crumbling, revolutionary taking their chance, armies moving together against the threat of socialist revolutions. The economic consequences of the peace by john maynard keynes (1919) The western allies sign a treaty with russia. Russia highly depended on trade with the west. In 1923, germany didn"t pay back in coal the reparations.