Weimar Republic

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Weimar Republic

n
(Historical Terms) the German republic that existed from 1919 to Hitler's accession to power in 1933
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Wei′mar Repub′lic


n.
the German republic (1919–33), founded at Weimar.
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Noun1.Weimar Republic - the German republic founded at Weimar in 1919; "The Weimar Republic was overthrown in 1933 and replaced by the Third Reich"
republic, democracy, commonwealth - a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
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Just as the weak Weimar government had capitulated to Joseph Goebbels' Ministry of Popular Enlightenment and Propaganda by rescinding the license for All Quiet on the Western Front, Hollywood moguls, many of them Jewish, not only conformed to the strictures of the German market but also imposed self-censorship within Hollywood itself.
Hitler hated the democratic Weimar government, but the author dismisses long-established characterizations about Hitler's hostility to its shining Berlin metropolis.
In Berlin, one important result of the Weimar government was a relaxing of previously accepted gender roles and sexual mores (Brice, 2006).
He said he wanted to avoid the kind of turmoil that he said helped Hitler change the democratic constitution established by Germany's Weimar government after World War One, under which the dictator had taken power.
In fact the putsch had failed--it was the Weimar government that put down the Ruhr Uprising.
Adolf Hitler read racial hygiene tracts during his imprisonment in Landsberg Prison, Munich, in 1923, following the Beer Hall Putsch - an attempt to overthrow the Weimar government.