West Germany

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Synonyms for West Germany

a republic in north central Europe on the North Sea

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The assumption here was that the political institutional setting and process that had evolved in the Bonn republic would somehow adapt itself to the new situation.
Both main legislative bodies, the Bundestag and the Bundesrat have not only increased in size, they have also become much more diverse than they were during the Bonn republic.
In the case of the Bundestag this is related to the changes of the traditional party system in the Bonn republic.
This was already a problem in the Bonn republic, albeit to a lesser extent.
1, Von der Kapitulation bis zum Pleven-Plan (Munich/Vienna, 1982), 639-46; Diehl, 154-6; Albrecht, 178-9, 895-8; David Clay Large, "Reckoning without the Past: The HIAG of the Waffen-SS and the Politics of Rehabilitation in the Bonn Republic, 1950-1961," Journal of Modem History 59 (1987): 97-102.