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What are 3 arguments about the power in the political system?

Autocracy, dominated by a conservative elite or democratic and liberal

Give 3 pieces of evidence to suggest that Germany was an autocracy?

Kaiser could appoint/dismiss the Chancellor and dissolve the Reichstag eg. 1907 Hottentot election


Chancellor was not accountable to the Reichstag eg. Bethmann lost a vote of no confidence


Army was accountable to the Kaiser eg. Zabern Affair 1913



Who argues that Germany was an autocracy?

John Rohl

Give 3 examples to suggest that Germany was dominated by a conservative elite

Colonial, naval and militaristic agenda was of the conservative elite eg. Naval Bill 1906


Power of the Bundesrat - dominated by conservatives


Prussian/conservative elite dominated elements eg. Army, civil service, gov, judiciary

Who argues that Germany was dominated by the conservative elite?

Hans-Ulrich Wehler

Who believes Germany was democratic and liberal?

Christopher Clark

Give 3 pieces of evidence to support Clark's argument

Reichstag was democratic - all men over 25 voted


The press criticised the Kaiser - Daily Telegrpah Affair


Reichstag could reject legislation eg. 1906 rejected the colonial expansion/budget