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Evaluate the role of nationalism in the formation of the unified German state (c. 1850-1871). Clarify the meaning of nationalism in this context. Refer to specific events and/or people that were part of the unification process and make clear connections between these and the role of nationalism. Nationalism should be the focus of your essay. Nationalism had a very important role in the unification of Germany. But how? Well certain events like the Franco-Prussian War and the Schleswig-Holstein crisis proved that jingoistic nationalism was the most effective in Germany. Another way nationalism was brought into Germany was through Otto von Bismarck, who was the first chairmen for the unified Germany in 1890. These three things were ways for nationalism to be an important reason as to why Germany unified again. With the Franco-Prussia War, it created nationalism. Napoleon III was advised that the French army could defeat Prussia. In France, his popularity was in

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