Unformatted text preview: candidacy F.1.William I sent Biz. A telegram outlining the French demands F.2.Bismarck read the telegram, altered it, and published it F.2.a. Bismarck struck out words to change the tone of the telegram F.2.b. telegram looked as if William had insulted the French G. Altered telegram forced France into diplomatic defeat or war H. France declares war on July 1870 II. Franco-Prussian War 1870 A. France ill prepared for the Prussian military machine A.1. Prussians gain support of southern German states A.2. France can find No allies B. Series of small battles, final meeting at Sedan C. French soundly defeated and Napoleon III taken prisoner D. Prussians occupy France E. Triumphant Prussian Army sets out for Paris E.1. intend to occupy the city and surrounding areas F. Parisian resistance (not an oxymoron) F.1.Revolution in the city of Paris F.2.guerilla warfare F.3.forces a Prussian siege of the city F.4.Paris starved into submission after 5 months...
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- Spring '14
- southern German states, Karl Anthony