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National Unification of Germany

National Unification of Germany - The Age of Nationalism...

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Unformatted text preview: The Age of Nationalism and National Unification: Germany Early Attempts to Unify Nationalism Burschenschaften "Einhut und Freihut" The Frankfurt Parliament (1848-49) Establishing economic ties Zollverein Prussian Leadership Frederic William IV William I Military reforms Constitutional crisis Otto von Bismarck Prussian Junker Kleindeutsch Realpolitik "Blood and Iron" speech Frederic William IV, r. 1840 1861 William I Otto von Bismarck Danish-Prussian War (1864) Prussia and Austria Holstein and Schleswig The Treaty of Vienna Joint Administration The Austro-Prussian War (1866) Prussia left the German Confederation Prussia and Piedmont-Sardinia Battle of Sadowa (July 3, 1866) Holstein-Schleswig Hanover; Hesse; Nassau; Frankfurt North German Confederation formed Unification of Germany Franco-Prussian War (1870-71) Issue of Spanish Succession Isabella II Prince Leopold von Hahenzollern-Sigmaringen Battle of Metz (August 1870) Battle of Sedan (September 1870) Paris besieged (September 1870) Napoleon III captured Alsace and Lorraine German Empire proclaimed (January 18, 1871) Emperor William I of Germany, 1871-1888 Creating the German Empire Otto von Bismarck Constitution Reichstag Imperial Chancellor Anticlericalism Kulturkampf Social welfare legislation Alliance system (Bismarck's diplomacy) ...
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