POSC Chapter 6 Notes

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POSC Chapter 6 Notes Germany Evolution of State o Middle ages, german principality unified under holy roman empire (what some germans consider the first reich) o 1701, german unification begins with kingdom of Prussia which continued to expand under Napoleonic wars o Under otto von Bismarck Prussia won agains Denmark, Austria and france between 1864-70. Bismark brought all state under Prussian control and wilhelm I became the first Kaiser o Imperial germany considered a “faulted society” one side had the elites the other had the powerless and increasingly andgy masses Open treaty/secret pact produced WWI complex alliances After surrender the Weimar republic was institutes with direct proportional representation that made it easy for fragmentation to occur in parliament Treaty of Versailles magnified frustration with reparation and blame 1923 hiler and his nazi party NSDAP tried to protest and he was thrown in jail where he wrote Mein Kampf o Great depression continued to worsen things after leaving jail hitler and his
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