HIS 103, Monday July 18th 2011

HIS 103, Monday July 18th 2011 - 22:13...

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22:13 HIS 103, Monday July 18 th  2011 Blunder by Bismarck not to recognize the economic implications on foreign policy  French want to be allowed to float Russian bonds on the Paris stock market Half billion francs to Russia, taking over German investment and replacing it with  French  Russians also purchased half a million labelle rifles from France, most modern  rifle at the time, fired a shot without smoke  France and Russia establish tentative relationship for the first time with one  another  1890 Bismarck was fired, William 1 st  German empire dies, had very good  relationship with Bismarck  William II didn’t like Chancellor who conducted business behind the back of  German court, fired Bismarck With Bismarck gone, new German Chancellor understood nothing about foreign  relations/policy  If France was attacking to Germany, Russia would come to her aid 
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