The first thing that Bismarck wanted to do was to guarantee ultimate security to everyone in Europe. Germany was in a position where they were either going to fall or stand up and that is why it was vital not to have a 2-sided war. Bismarck didn’t want to threat and/or threatened by neighbor countries and especially the big powers, which were France and Russia. Bismarck would always try to convince other countries not to attack each other or Germany. Bismarck tried to have security through Alliances like the Three Emperors League, The Congress of Berlin, Dual Alliance, The Three Emperors’ Alliance, The Triple Alliance, and The Second Mediterranean Agreement.
Bismarck went to war with three different countries, which were Denmark, Austria, and France in only a time amount of eight years. The motive behind this was that the German society could re-unite quicker. This way people would trust each other more and the victories would make the people love their countries, which would make the country one. There were other reasons as well for going to war. Bismarck’s aim was to isolate France so he could keep peace in Europe. Bismarck was afraid of a war between... [continues]
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