Making the Modern Nation-State Unit 2012-2013 - Lesson 5 6 - Germany

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Unformatted text preview: n?  •  How is this different from the motivations behind the “indpendence” movements in Latin America and France? •  How does Bismarck propose unifying Germany? •  How is this an example of realpolitik? for for Unification… this army to unite the German people under Prussian leadership.    Prussia was famous for its powerful military.  “Prussia is not a country with an army, but an army with a country!” - Voltaire •  Prussia defeats Austria.  •  Countries of northern Germany come under Prussian rule.   Franco-Prussian War (1871) •  Prussia defeats France.   • France gives Germany Alsace and Lorraine • Countries of southern Germany come under Prussian Prussian rule. The German Empire A United Germany •  After the defeat of both Austria and F After •  rance, the defeat ofReich Austria and Second both was France, the Second Reich was proclaimed. •  William I was crowed the German emperor, (Kaiser). •  Bismarck was appointed Chancellor. –  Appointed by the Kaiser and responsible Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles in France in 1871 Where’s Bismarck? Why Crown the Kaiser at Versailles? Big Ideas About German Unification •  Did Bismarck unite Germany for political or ideological reasons? •  Did Bismarck unite Germany for political or ideological reasons? •  How does this differ from the earlier motives (1815-1848) driving the desire for German unification?  •  Is Germany united from above or below?  •  German unification both created and broke up great empires. Explain. •  Where does nationalism fit in to German Maintaining Unification •  Although the people living the 39 German states largely shared a common linguistic (   Although the people (Protestant) German •German) and religious living the 39bond, the states largely shared a common linguistic (German) and religious (Protestant) bond, the borders of the new empire included millions of peo...
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