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  • 1870 And 1890 Bismarck
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    Otto von Bismarck and his Policies- Otto von Bismarck or Otto Eduard Leopold, Prince von Bismarck, Count von Bismarck-Sch nhau sen, Duke von Lauenburg-was a Prussian statesman who in 1871 founded the German Empire and served as its first chancellor for 19 years. Once the empire was established, he actively and skillfully pursued pacific policies in foreign affairs, succeeding in preserving the peace in Europe for about two decades. But in domestic policies his patrimony was less benign, for he f...
  • Bismarck's Successful Domestic Policy From 1871 To 1890
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    'Inept and Unsuccessful'. How Valid is this Comment on Bismarck's handling of Domestic Policy from 1871-90 From her formal unification at Versailles in 1871, Bismarck, the first German Chancellor, took control of his new German State. Yet twenty years later, the 'Bismarckian era' in German history had ended, culminating in Bismarck's departure. With unification complete at least geographically, by 1871, Bismarck's next challenge lay with domestic policy and the running of the new German constitu...
  • Socialism Bismarck
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    Identify Kulturkampf. Kulturkampf was introduced by Bismarck, it was an attack on the Catholic Church. It was also know as "struggle for civilization". Identify Bismarck. Bismarck was a chancellor who refused to be bound by a parliamentary majority. Bismarck wanted economic and legal unification of the country. Bismarck led an attack on the Catholic church called the Kulturkampf. Bismarck was always looking for a way to increase taxes and raise more money for the government, to do this, the rais...
  • Otto Von Bismarck
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    Otto Von Bismarck was born on April 1, 1815. He was born at Schonhausenin in the Old Mark of Brandenburg. There were three in his family, no mention of brothers or sisters. Otto father was a Junker and his mother was the daughter of an influential civil servant. He studied law at Goettingen University at Hanover. Otto had only few tragedies in life. The most significant was that his mother, Wilhelmina, would give encouragement but showed no outward signs of love. He was married and had two sons ...
  • Optimistic View Of Bismarck's Germany
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    Introduction Hamerow begins his introduction with a defense of the theory that history is determined by the great people of society or The Great Man Theory of history. He goes on to say that "They are the makers of the world in which we live. Otto Von Bismarck belongs in this Company". The controversies surrounding his life still go on between historians today. He is portrayed as a destroyer of liberty and also as a compromiser of liberalism. Some see Bismarck as trying to preserve the old order...
  • Persecution Of The Catholic Church Bismarck
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    Throughout history men have been struggling to become the strongest or most dominant force in society. Scores of men, throughout history, have taken notice that it is easier to control several smaller states as opposed to one unified state. In the late 15th and early 16th centuries a man by the name of Nicolo Machiavelli reflected the actions of famous men and their assent to power in his book The Prince. If Machiavelli's advice was followed, a ruler could almost guarantee success. But perhaps t...
  • Bismarck's Feelings On Napoleon
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    II. Summary 1) The book I have reviewed, Bismarck, is a complex look at the life of the German legend, and is certainly intended for historians not unlike the author himself. Palmer does not exclude any part of the man's life even dwelling into his childhood and adolescence. His attention to details is very apparent, even to his own admission, using public and private letters written by Bismarck himself. This book is not intended for a student looking for a little more information on the subject...
  • Sympathise With Bismarcks Unification Of Germany
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    To What Extent Is The View Expressed In Source V A Fair Reflection On Bismarcks Domestic Policies B To what extent is the view expressed in source V a fair reflection on Bismarcks domestic policies between 1870 and 1890 The view in source V clearly states that Max Faber believes that Bismarcks legacy was a Germany that was utterly backward in its political education, and without a political will. Germany was a nation that was accustomed to a great statesman taking responsibility for all politica...
  • Bismarck's Role In The Unification Of Germany
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    Q - Account for Bismarck's use of the forces of Nationalism and Liberalism in the unification of the German states up to 1871. Otto Von Bismarck was instrumental in the unification of German states up for 1871. His experience as ambassador in St. Petersburg and Paris gave him considerable experience in foreign affairs, and his aim sought to deliver Prussia a higher status in Europe. Representing the Junker class, Bismarck was a great opportunist, delivering and commanding decisions well by explo...
  • Bismarck's Aims
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    Bismarck – How Much Did Bismar Essay, Bismarck – How Much Did Bismar Bismarck – How much did Bismarck's success from 1862-70 depend on the errors and misjudgements of others? According to the traditional German view, German unification was achieved in 1871 as a result of the actions of one great man, Otto von Bismarck, the Minister-President of Prussia, who planned the events leading to unification in detail. However, more recent historians have argued that Bismarck had no such...
  • Bismarck In Germany And Cavour In Italy
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    Germany and Italy had to face many problems in order to establish their respective unification. One of Prussia's main concern was the fear of nearby nations such as Austria and France. These nations believed a strong united nation would affect their power of influence. As for Italy, the main concern was the Vienna peacemakers who wished for a divided Italy under the control of Austria. Both of these countries had strong influential supporters for the unification of their country. The two major s...

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