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On 12–15 May 1926, a coup was staged in Warsaw by Marshal Józef Piłsudski resulting in his takeover of power in Poland. In your view, what was the key reason for the May coup:

40%
Piłsudski concluded that Poland’s economic situation is hopeless (unemployment, price rises and strikes) and in order to save the economy it was necessary to impose reforms in a centralised fashion
0%
Piłsudski ceased to believe in parliamentary democracy and concluded that only he could hold power
40%
Piłsudski wanted to control the army, which he had been deprived of previously
20%
Piłsudski wanted to drive the National Democracy out of political life

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