Were the spartacists left or right wing?
Similarly, you may ask, was the Kapp Putsch left or right wing?
Kapp Putsch. The Kapp Putsch took place in Weimar Germany in March 1920. Wolfgang Kapp was a right-wing journalist who opposed all that he believed Friedrich Ebert stood for especially after what he believed was the humiliation of the Treaty of Versailles.
Also Know, why were the spartacists a threat? The Weimar Republic was unstable and on the brink of civil war. The Spartacists were considered a threat by Ebert and his moderate and conservative supporters because they sought to establish a communist government in Germany. Ebert used right wing militias, or Freikorps, to put down the Spartacists.
Also know, who were the spartacists led by?
What was the Kapp Putsch GCSE?
The Kapp Putsch of 1920 involved a rebellion by members of the Freikorps when the Weimar Government tried to disband them. So, the Freikorps managed to take over Berlin and declare a new government headed up by Wolfgang Kapp who then invited the Kaiser to return from the Netherlands to retake his post as Emperor.