Ib History Hl Paper 3 (Germany, Bismarck, Prussia)

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BISMARCK Analyze Bismarck’s impact on Germany between 1871 and 1890. Compare and contrast Bismarck’s policies towards Austria and France between 1862 and 1871. “ Bismarcks policies both at home and abroad, between the years 1871 and 1890, merely ’ stored up problems for the future, both for Germany and Europe.”To what extent do you agree with this verdict? Assess the aims and achievements of Bismarcks foreign and domestic policies between 1871 ’ and 1890. Analyse the successes and failures of Bismarck’s domestic policies between 1871 and 1890. “ A period of consolidation at home and abroad.”To what extent does this statement explain Bismarcks policies between 1871 and 1890? ’ In 1862 Bismarck said: “The great questions of the day will not be settled by speeches and majority decisions.” What were “the great questions of the day” for Bismarck, and how did he settle them up to 1871? “Bismarck pursued a successful foreign policy between 1871 and 1890, but was often defeated on domestic issues.” To what extent do you agree with this statement? How successful was Bismarck as Chancellor in his foreign policies between 1862 and 1890? To what extent were Bismarck’s difficulties inside Germany between 1871 and 1890 caused by his own views and policies? Evaluate the successes and failures of Bismarcks foreign policy between 1871 and 1890. ’ Evaluate Bismarck’s use of war as an instrument of policy between 1862 and 1890. UNIFICATION OF GERMANY Why was Germany unified by Prussia and not Austria? How far is it true to say that Austria lost control of Germany rather than Prussia gained it? Why, and to what extent, had Prussia replaced Austria as the leading power in the German Confederation by 1862? In what ways, and with what results between 1862 and 1871, was Germany unified under Prussia? Why was Germany unified under Prussia and not under Austria? To what extent was Germanys unification under Prussia due to the weakness of Austria? ’ To what extent was German unification...
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