Who was the loser of the Franco-Prussian war in 1871?
| France was forced to pay an indemnity and give up what portion of its territories?
| What was traditionally the weakest of the Great Powers?
| After 1871, Bismarck repeatedly referred to Germany as a _______ power.
| What was the “sick man of Europe”?
| Ottoman Empire
The three Emperor’s league linked what 3 monarchs?
| Austria-Hungary, Germany, Russia
| What made up the Triple alliance?
| Italy, Germany, and Austria
| What did Bismarck substitute for the alliance of the three emperors that promised neutrality if the other was attacked?
| Russian-German Reassurance Treaty
| What young impetuous emperor dismissed Bismarck?
| William II
| T/F William adamantly refused to renew the Russian-German Reassurance Treaty.
| In 1891 on the St. Petersburg harbor, Alexander stood on a French battleship while a bland played what song?
| Long content with splendid isolation and no alliances, what country was the only uncommitted Great power after 1891?
| Britons felt a natural alliance with what country?
| What war between Britain and the dutch republics of southern Africa had a major impact on British policy?
| Boers war
| Britain first improved its relations with the United states and then concluded a formal alliance with which country?
| Who felt jealous of Britain and France’s alliance?
| Germany focused mainly on the question of what area?
| What conference of 1906 was called on the Moroccan question?
| Algeciras Conference
| What country agreed to settle its quarrels with Britain in Persia and Central asia?
| What was the name of this treaty?
| Anglo-Russian Agreement
| Who led the German Nationalists and saw a large navy as a source of pride and patriotic unity?
| Admiral Alfred Von Tirpitz
| What british leader saw a navy as a military challenge?
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