Philipp Scheidemann forms cabinet in Germany

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Historical Context Note

Socialist Philipp Scheidemann served as the first chancellor of the Weimar Republic but resigned in June 1919 over his refusal to sign the Versailles Treaty.

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Editors. "Philipp Scheidemann forms cabinet in Germany". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=12664, accessed 30 September 2014.]