This essay should be about 750 words long, double-spaced, with one-inch margins. It is worth 100 points and should address the topic below.
What does General Ludendorff’s notion of a “stab-in-the-back” refer to? Discuss the political implications of this theory for the newly founded Weimar Republic in 1919. You should take into account both the relationship between civil government and the military command and the public’s perception of the republic and the lost war.