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German Empire

How and why did German Nationalism develop in the 19’th century? The development of a sudden national pride, began during, through and after the French revolution, things began to seem more grand and to a larger scale, people saw things in a different light. Nationalism suddenly emerged, relatively quickly, and with immense presence all across Europe, the rulers of the time did not like this, but what could they do? Germany is probably one of the most prevalent examples of how Nationalism...

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Bismarck And German Unification Essay

Mazzini centralized the republic and gave more emphasis on the right and the will of the people. Next, Gioberti headed the federation of existing states, and then Italian nations were built around the aristocratic kingdom of Sardinia-Piedmont as german looked towards Prussia. Cavour has played a prominent role in the Sardinina government from the period 1850 to 1861. He was recognized as a dominant figure during that time. In 1852, Cavour was elected as a chief minister in the Sardinian monarchy...

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Why Was Lincoln Responsible For The Unification Of The Ottoman Empire

the Ottoman Empire increase tensions among the European powers? The decline of the Ottoman Empire opened new opportunities for the European powers, in which the powers took interest into arising opportunities the fall may offer. For instance, Russia would be able to expand its influence due to its close proximity with the Ottoman Empire and religious relations with the Greek Orthodox Christians. However, this persisting opportunity for Russia led to tensions and fear in the Austrian Empire, whereas...

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German Responsible for Ww1

military alliances: the Triple Entente (United Kingdom, France, and Russian Empire) and the Triple Alliance (German Empire, Austro-Hungarian Empire, and Italy). World War One which broke out it 1914 was a total war, where all industries geared towards war. The July Crisis and the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand resulted in a conflict which should have been local and confined but due to a series of factors, German foreign policy, fear of encirclement, nationalism, this one incident led to...

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German Aggression Was Responsible For The Outbreak Of A General European War In August 1914

German aggression was responsible for the outbreak of a general European War in August 1914. How far do you agree with this judgement? For many Historians, the responsibility for the outbreak of a general European War in August 1914 has been an area of great debate. Historians such as Gordon Corrigan in Source 1 support other historians such as Fischer who hold the view that it was primarily German aggression which caused the outbreak of war. Yet others, such as James Joll in Source 3 believe it...

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German Aggression Question

‘German aggression was responsible for the outbreak of a general European war in August 1914.’ How far do you agree with this judgement? The above judgement outlines a clear debate among historians as to whether German aggression was the main reason the First World War began in August 1914, or whether it was due to various other factors. Gordon Corrigan claims that it was due to German aggression and therefore represents the closest argument to the one made in the question. Corrigan also references...

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“the First World War Did Not Arise Primarily as a Result of Planned German Aggression” How Far Do You Agree with This Opinion?

as a result of planned German aggression” How far do you agree with this opinion? Explain your answer, using sources 1, 2 and 3 and your own knowledge of the issues related to this controversy. There has been some controversy as to what or who was to blame for the outbreak of the First World War. Some people have taken the opinion that the war arose as a result of “planned German aggression” such as sources two and three, whereas source one is of the opinion that the Germans went to war with “defensive”...

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Key Factors of German Unification 1871

The Key Factors of German Unification Germany became a unified country in 1871 under the leadership of Otto Von Bismarck. The separate states up until this time were independent, Prussia being the strongest and most influential, followed by Austria. There are several contributing factors to the unification of Germany, the most influential of which being the leadership of Otto Von Bismarck. The three wars that Prussia fought with Denmark, Austria and France also played significant roles in the...

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the hundred days offensive

War on the Western Front . This battle essentialy to pushed Germans out of French teritory .On the spring and summer of 1918 the Great German offensive had pushed the allies back up to forty miles and created a lot of salients in allied line . German intended to separate British and French but failed and it had drained the strength of Germany army . There are 3 stages of this battle . Stage 1 is Salients Clearing On 15-18th of July German attacked the allied in the Marne River but only made a very...

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The Paris Peace Settlement, 1919-1920

On October 28 a naval mutiny occurred at Kiel, and on the next day Emperor hurried from Berlin to military headquarters at Spa, imagining that the army would safeguard alike his person and his throne. Within a week almost every city in the German Empire witnessed Socialist rioting and the formation of revolutionary “workers councils.” On November 8, amid disorders at Munich, Bavaria was proclaimed a “democratic and socialist republic,” with Kurt Eisner, a left-wing Socialist, and president. In...

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