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By Allan Mitchell

The tangled affairs in Bavaria on the shut of global struggle I represent a special and critical a part of the early Weimar Republic. This research of the 1918 revolution, according to archival assets corresponding to cupboard protocols and bureaucratic files, lines intimately the overthrow of the Wittelsbach dynasty and the root of the Bavarian Republic below Kurt Eisner. It additionally broadens and balances present realizing of the 1st Communist makes an attempt to penetrate the heartland of Europe.

Originally released in 1965.

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Self-determination of convocation and adjournment by the Landtag. 7. Annual budget. 8. Abrogation of aristocratic titles and privileges. 9. Prohibition of tax-free hereditary holdings (Fideikommisse). 10. Elimination of royal exemptions from taxation and judication. 11. 41 When this measure was brought to the floor of the Chamber of Deputies on December 19, 1917, the formal explanation of the reform program was entrusted by the SPD to its con­ stitutional expert, Dr. Max Siissheim. " So far as it went, this evaluation was accurate enough.

42 To accomplish this the SPD aimed to remove every impediment to a parliamentary regime based exclusively on party repre­ sentation. The ultimate purpose of Socialist reform was there­ fore a curtailment of the political influence of the monarchy, the aristocracy, and the Church—except as these might be represented through the Center Party in the Bavarian Land­ tag. The realization of reform depended entirely on the response of those least likely to approve of it. As long as the war con­ tinued and parliamentary elections were deferred, the Center Party was assured of an absolute majority in the Lower House.

Accordingly, the electoral campaign of 24 Schade, 25 Doeberl, Kurt Eisner, 21-22. Entwicklungsgeschichte, III, 575-576. THE ORIGINS OF REVOLUTION 1912 was fought by a Liberal-Socialist coalition, joined by the BBB, against the Catholic Center. Despite its "isolation" the Center Party emerged with a reduced but comfortable ma­ jority in the Lower House, a reciprocal bond of political and confessional interests with the Upper House, uncontested con­ trol over the cabinet of ministers, and the assistance of a com­ pliant monarchy.

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