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  1. German Unification

    century. However, the process by which Germany came to be unified has been and area of heated historical debate ever since. There are many people and events to consider in weighing up contributions to unification, but no one man was more central to the process of unification than Otto Von Bismarck. Bismarck...

  2. "Nationalism was probably the most important cause of unification". Discuss with reference to Germany.

    The Germany unification, which was carried out in 1864-1871. The unification movement was often described as a product of nationalism and liberalism. It is fact started by a number of factors including the power struggle between Prussia and Austria, the policy the leaders of Prussia adopted . Nationalism...

  3. Describe the process of Italian unification in the 19th century

    of the Habsburgs, the ruling family of Austria) exercised absolute powers of government. The story of Italy's unification is a bit more complicated. The main figure in Italian unification was Camillo Cavour. Cavour was the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia. He successfully modernized...

  4. The Ways and the Results That Bismarck Brought About to German Unification

    The ways and the results that Bismarck brought about to German Unification The most important influence of the transfomation of the disparate German states into a unified German nation was the leadership of Otto von Bismark. A product of the Prussian Junker, Bismark unified German and coalesced the...

  5. Ib History Hl Paper 3 (Germany, Bismarck, Prussia)

    Bismarck’s impact on Germany between 1871 and 1890. Compare and contrast Bismarck’s policies towards Austria and France between 1862 and 1871. “ Bismarcks policies both at home and abroad, between the years 1871 and 1890, merely ’ stored up problems for the future, both for Germany and Europe.”To what...

  6. HIS 308 UOP Courses Tutorials/ Uoptutorial

    ------------------------------------------------------------------- HIS 308 Week 2 DQ 2 For more course tutorials visit www.uoptutorial.com How was the unification of Germany and Italy related to the rise of nationalism in Europe? How did this affect ethnic minorities? How did the new nationalism affect general European...

  7. Cause of slavery

    Cause of slavery What caused the slavery in America? The answer to this question is simple. Americans somehow decided to use a black man as working hand. They do not consider African Americans...

  8. The Pensioners Democracy

    has been praised as one of the causes of social and political stability in Germany. That is starting to change, in this essay I will explain how those generous pension plans that the government has set may hurt the German economy in the long run. History Germany is experiencing a demographic...

  9. How Important Was the Strength of Austria as an Obstacle for German Unification Between 1815-1850?

    How important was the strength of Austria as an obstacle for German unification between 1815-1850? The importance of the strength of the state of Austria as an obstacle for German unification is something that is widely debated amongst historians and with the fact that the Emperor of Austria used to...

  10. How the European Alliance Helped Cause World War 1

    How the European Alliance Helped Cause World War 1Historians have spent many years analyzing the origins of World War 1. Many factors are considered by historians when asked this question; nationalism, imperialism, militarism, etc. However all of these factors are influenced and tied together by the...

  11. Franco- Prussian War

    A united Germany has required many different wars to be accomplished. The unification of Germany was associated with one man in particular: Otto Von Bismarck. He was a Russian Prime Minister and later the German Chancellor. He was a real politick which means he based his decisions on the realities of...

  12. Long Term Causes of the First World War

    Causes of The First World War Germany's economy, after defeating France in the Franco- Prussian war in 1870/1871, was growing really fast, particularly in the industrialization sector and the construction of railways and together with unification of the nation, lead Germany...

  13. The Extreme Feeling of Superiority in Ones Country

    country stronger. Such feelings of pride usually cause negative effects. German nationalism were apparent with the unification of Germany which lead to the extreme facist which is called NAZI. Although the Treaty of Versailles was still active in Germany , Hitler still manage to build a massive army. In...

  14. Weimar Germany - Extended Response

    Weimar Germany – Extended Response The period 1924-1929 in Weimar Germany, was commonly known as the ‘Golden Years’. Before these so called ‘Golden Years’ took place, Germany suffered through years of extreme post-war depression leading up to 1924. In 1919, free elections took place for the first...

  15. Garibaldi: Italian Nationalist

    and new, and it was an Italian patriot by the name of Giuseppe Garibaldi that would sacrifice his early republican ideals somewhat to achieve the unification of Italy, and eventually drive out all foreign occupants. Therefore I believe Garibaldi’s nationalist pride and hatred of imperialism is what forced...

  16. German unification

    Bismarck are essentially inter-linked. All played a part in each factor leading to unification. ANALYSIS: ENCOURAGED: • German – especially Prussian – industrial strength is regarded as crucial to German unification. • Zollverein provided Prussia with technical & military superiority over its enemies...

  17. Bismarck's Role in Unifying Germany

    To what extent was Bismarck responsible for German Unification in 1871? Word Count: 1,431 Virtually since Germany was unified in 1871, historians have been at debate as to what factors brought about this significant change within Europe which lead to the formation of one of the strongest economic...

  18. Germany

    ------------------------------------------------- Germany Germany - officially the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states and its capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021...

  19. In What Ways Did the Causes of Ww1 Differ from Those of Ww2?

    The causes of World War One and World War Two shared both differences and similarities, but I believe that overall there were more differences between the two. The social, political, and economic circumstances of the times varied, though at times correlated with each other, but there are extreme differences...

  20. Civil Society and East Germany

    [which] must be present, or be crafted, in order for a democracy to be consolidated^ (Linz and Stepan pg. 17). Two former communist countries, East Germany and Poland, will be analyzed and critiqued about the prospects for sustainable democracy. Specifically, an analysis of the civil societies in...

  21. 1948 Revolutions

    Prussia yielded to revolts in Berlin by promising to create a Prussian assembly. The collapse of autocracy in Prussia encouraged liberals in the divided Germany provinces to join together at the Frankfurt Assembly to frame a constitution and unite the German nation. Meeting in May 1848, the convention was populated...

  22. Causes of World War 1

    militarism, imperialism and alliances escalated into the spreading of war. (The Great War 1) Imperialism was at the hands of Germany during the outbreak of war. Germany was not far-gone when it came to taking over territories in Africa. They had to compete against France and Great Britain to gain...

  23. Major Causes of World War 1

    Causes of World War 1 There were a number of causes to World War 1 which occurred over a four year period starting from 1914, ending in 1918. It was a global military conflict consisting of the world’s great powers with two opposing sides; the Triple Entente & the Triple Alliance. The Triple Entente...

  24. To what extent was Germany to blame for the start of World War 1

    To what extent was Germany to blame for the start of World War 1? During the beginning of the 19th Century Europe was crossing a period characterized by great technological advancements and scientific optimism, but it was also subject to hostile relations between many of its main powers. These hostilities...

  25. Germany Business Culture

    analysis of background of Germany and its culture, We can identify how these characteristics affect doing business with German. Germany is a great economic influence of the country in the world. In the whole Europe, Germany has the most powerful economy. Apart from that,Germany has the most advanced...

  26. Causes of World War Ii

    War II. But why are the Allies ultimately responsible? After all, it is common knowledge that Germany, under Adolf Hitler, launched World War II by invading Poland on September 1st, 1939. Since Germany is the nation that actually initiated hostilities, why are the Allies still ultimately responsible...

  27. idaf

    nationalists Socialists 4. Analyze the similarities and differences in the methods used by Cavour and Bismarck to bring about the unification of Italy and of Germany, respectively. 2008 B Group B 5. Analyze the reasons for the decline of the Holy Roman Empire as a force in European politics in the...

  28. Wwi Causes

    The main causes of World War I, which began in central Europe in late July 1914, included many factors, such as the conflicts and hostility between the great European powers of the four decades leading up to the war. Militarism, alliances, imperialism, and nationalism played major roles in the conflict...

  29. How important was Bismarck's leadership in the achievement of German unification?

     Q: How important was Bismarck's leadership in the achievement of German unification? In January 1871, in the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles, the unification of Germany was declared: a monumental landmark in European history as the threat of a new superpower, established and...

  30. Nationalism of Germany

    big German nation state. In Italy during this same time that Germany is uniting itself, Italy is going through the same stages of nationalism and remembering the great nation state it was when the roman empire ruled, and they wanted unification back, or at least most did. With the help of Count Camillo...

  31. Comparison of the Unifications of Italy and Germany

    3-4 Chapter 3: Differences 4-6 i. Leaders 4 ii. Context of Unification 4-5 iii. Great Powers 5 iv. Unitary vs. Federal States 5 v. The Goal of Each Nation 5-6 Chapter 4: Conclusion 6 Chapter 1: Introduction Both Italy and Germany became unified in the mid to late 1800s after years of unrest...

  32. Major Ideas of Enlightenment

    Industrial Revolution: Causes and Impact on Society #2. Industrialization in other countries: USA, Germany, Russia, Japan #3. Socialist Industrialization: Soviet and Chinese. 16. Nation-State System #1. Rise of Nationalism in 19th century #2. Nationalism : state-building in Germany and Italy #3...

  33. In What Ways Did the Causes of the Second World War Differ from the Causes of the First World War?

    In what ways did the causes of the Second World War differ from the causes of the First World War? The causes of World War One and World War Two shared both differences and similarities, but overall there were more differences between the two. The social, political, and economic circumstances of the...

  34. Causes of the First World War

    that it should have been foreseen earlier. Some were short-term affects and others were long term. Two alliances - The Triple Alliance (Germany, Italy and Austria-Hungary) and The Triple Entente (Great Britain, Russia and France) fought, but why were these countries with and against each other...

  35. Questions of the Congress of Vienna

    through post-Napoleonic Germany. From 1871 it was part of the German Empire. It became a Free state in the era of Weimar Republic in 1918 after the end of World War I and the abdication of King Frederick Augustus III of Saxony. Emden, Osnabruck, Minden, Brunswick (North Central Germany - Present Day): The...

  36. " German nationalism was responsible for German unification"

    responsible for the unification of Germany and that he used a plan of war & diplomacy to fool the other European powers. But this achievement is too quickly attributed too the success of Bismarck. While Bismarck's superb diplomatic skills were a crucial factor in the unification of Germany, he would not have...

  37. psy101

    consequences? The unification of Germany is today regarded as a defining moment in European history. It seemed to have a profound effect on the European balance of power, and transformed Germany into one of Europe’s leading super powers. One man generally held responsible for this unification is the Prussian...

  38. Wwi Terms

    life but also advocated the unification of Europe before the Nazis came. He also has had some influence in the making of the European Union. Kaiser Wilhelm II- was a German who ruled both the German empire and King of Prussia at the same time (showed a lot of power in Germany) but ended up fleeing to...

  39. Ww1 - the Causes of Ww1

    the largest wars in world history. The major causes of World War I are nationalism, imperialism, militarism, alliances between European nations, and the conflict in the Balkan Peninsula. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the immediate cause of the war, so in my opinion, conflicts in the...

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    was a self-made liberal businessman who united Germany the moderately liberal king of Prussia who united Germany Prussian military commander who forced German unification the conservative Prussian minister who united Germany 6. Germany was united by conservative forces in the state...

  41. In What Ways Did the Causes of the Second World War Differ from the Causes of the First World War?

    In what ways did the causes of the Second World War differ from the causes of the First World War? The First World War (1914-1918) was the deadliest, most destructive war that had occurred in history up to that time; it was of a scale unknown to previous generations. Nonetheless, the Second World...

  42. The Cause of the Break Out of World War I

    explaining why the long term causes may have had some part in it as well as the short term causes and their role in the whole ordeal. However, what has to be decided is whether the long term causes are a bigger part of why the First World War broke out or if it was the short term causes were more involved in...

  43. German Unification Through the Austro-Prussian and Danish-Prussian Wars

    former ally and crushed its supposed attempt at becoming larger and more powerful than Germany. Bismarck's unyielding drive and sharp mind able to take advantage of weaknesses without guilt led to German unification through the Austro-Prussian and Danish-Prussian wars. Bismarck in his seizure of Denmark's...

  44. Ww1

    The underlying causes of the war dated back in part to the Unification of Germany and the changing balances of power among the European Great Powers in the early part of the 20th century. These causes included continuing French resentment over the loss of territory to Germany in the 19th century;...

  45. Anaylsis of the Industrial Revolution

    Industrial Revolution (1750-1850) Per. 1 Causes o Because of Britain’s island status and natural resources, its social emphasis on profit accumulation, and its strong financial institutions, it’s clear to see why the Industrial Revolu3tion began in G.B. o Simple breakthroughs...

  46. Causes of the Holocaust

    Causes of the Holocaust Hitler is remembered as one of the cruellest people in world history, known for being behind some of the most atrocious acts of violence done to humans. He was the head of the government, a very smart and charming man that could make people do almost anything he wanted them to...

  47. The unification of Germany was achieved through a policy of "Blood and Iron". How did Bismarck go about unifying the German states?

    of unifying Germany had failed and there was widespread sentiment among the Germans in favour of unification. There were a number of obstacles in Prussia's way of unifying Germany. Among them were foreign powers' interests in Germany, In other words, In order for Bismarck to unify Germany he had to eliminate...

  48. Motivations for World War 1 - Theories of War

    Historians maintain that the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria by Bosnians armed with Serbian weapons can be considered the immediate cause of World War I. However, a simple conflict between two relatively unimportant countries is not by itself a large enough occurrence to draw an entire...

  49. East Germany in Wolfgang Becker Film «Goodbye Lenin!»

    East Germany in Wolfgang Becker film «Goodbye Lenin!»: Does the movie paint a positive or negative picture of life in communist East Germany? East Germany, its demise relayed through the mass media of recent history, has in popular consciousness been posited as negative, a corrupt bulwark of the...

  50. Within the Context of 1789-1890, Was the Unification of Germany a Result of Economic, Political or Military Forces?

    Within the context of 1789-1890, was the unification of Germany a result of economic, political or military forces? Numerous factors have lead to the progressive creation of a unified Germany by 1871; such factors are fundamentally related to economic, political or military origins. To accurately...

  51. Unification of germany Bismarck

    "Unification of Germany by Bismarck, was not planned, it was improvised." - Discuss. When Otto von Bismarck became Minister-President of Prussia in 1862, German nationalism was already more than 40 years old. First apparent in the opposition to Napoleon's occupation of the German states, national feeling...

  52. The Importance of the Zollverein in the Movement for German Unification

    territory. This made goods expensive and hindered trade. For instance, Prussia had 67 different tariff areas within its border after 1815. As such, Germany was economically and commercially the most backward country in western Europe in the early years of the 19th century. Purssia took the lead to promote...

  53. The Real Causes of Ww1

    a Bosnian Serb citizen of Austria-Hungary and member of the Young Bosnia. The Unification of Germany and the changing balances of power among the European Great Powers in the early part of the 20th century also helped cause the war.”(Lee 22) “The war was ended by several treaties, most notably the Treaty...

  54. Germany Global Business Cultural Analysis

    Global Business Cultural Analysis: Germany Dorothy Thomas BUSI604_International Business Liberty University Dr. John Karaffa April 15, 2013 Abstract This paper explores the culture diversity in the region of Germany. Values of individuals are rarely determined as a result of a single variable or...

  55. HIS 308 expert tutor/ indigohelp

    ******************************************************************************** HIS 308 Week 2 DQ 2 For more classes visit www.indigohelp.com How was the unification of Germany and Italy related to the rise of nationalism in Europe? How did this affect ethnic minorities? How did the new nationalism affect general European...

  56. How Important Was the Role of Bismarck in the Unification of Germany?

    How important was the role of Bismarck in the unification of Germany? It has been said by several historians that the second half of the nineteenth century was the ‘Age of Bismarck.’ In the mid 1800’s Bismarck provided dynamic leadership- a trait which had been lacking during the events of 1848-89...

  57. To what extent was Bismarck responsible for the unification of Germany?

    the unification of a Kleindeutsch (small Germany) took place in 1871 after Prussia defeated France. There is often historical debate over who was responsible for the unification of Germany. Controversy is caused amongst those who believe that Bismarck was fully responsible for German unification and...

  58. Italian Unification

    Italian Unification Movements Italian unification Background After Napoleon, the Italian states were controlled by France. Effect: They experienced the unity under the rule of an efficient government. They felt that they disliked being ruled by foreign countries, therefore nationalist...

  59. The Role of Nationalism in German Unification: Three Post-Holed examples

    Nationalism, or the love of one's country, has been the central theme in the sustained unification of most successful countries. Throughout German history, several unification attempts were not associated with a strong and sustained sense of nationalism. The Germanic peoples came together under strong...

  60. Causes of Fww

    In my essay I will attempt to explain the causes of First World War and to demonstrate how the hopes and fears of the European countries contributed to the war. Europe was very unstable by 1914. One countries hope was another countries fear. There were several moments in the first years of the 20th century...