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    independent German state, free from the Danish crown (doc2). With the declaration of an all-German war on the Kingdom of Denmark by the Frankfurt Assembly, Prussia immediately prepared a small military force to fight for the independence of Schleswig and Holstein (docs3,4). Prussia's aid proved victorious with the Danish defenses easily besieged (doc5). The English heard about the success of Prussia and of their preparations for an invasion of Jutland.

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    The Kingdom of Prussia was formally established in 1701 by Elector Frederick III of the Hohenzollern dynasty. He dubbed himself Frederick I calling himself the “King in Prussia” rather than the ‘King of Prussia’ because as subjects of the Holy Roman Empire, only the emperor and his heir could have royal titles. Disjointedly stretching over 750 miles across the European continent from the Duchy of Prussia that was bordered by the Baltic Sea across to the Hohenzollern dynasties stronghold in Brandenburg

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    Otto von Bismarck answered the call. By single-handedly unifying the German states, Otto von Bismarck secured his place as one of the greatest contemporary European statesmen. Otto von Bismarck was born in Prussia in 1815, to a Junker father, and a middle-class mother. The Junkers in Prussia, were a sort of aristocracy, but with less wealth and political influence than, say, the 19th century English aristocracy. Since

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    During the emperor’s lifetime the Pragmatic Sanction was generally acknowledged by the Imperial States; however, upon his death it was promptly contested both by the Hohenzollern scion Frederick II, who had just ascended the throne of the King in Prussia, and by the Wittelsbach elector Charles Albert of Bavaria. While Charles launched a claim to the Imperial throne and the Habsburg territories, King Frederick II aimed at the annexation of the Silesia, a Bohemian crown land since 1526. Frederick based

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    Revolution. 3) Where were the after effects of the Austro-Prussian war? Defeated countries had war reparations placed upon them. Austria was removed from Germany. Hanover was seized by Prussia. Neutral countries brought forth the end of German Confederation. Luxemburg and Limburg became part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands due to the Treaty of London of 1867. Worth Studying: This topic is worth studying because once every factor of war is considered and implemented, it becomes very apparent

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    Bismarck pushed German unification through blood and iron and skillful understanding. As the map of central europe stoods in 1850, Prussia competed with Austria for dominances over a series of small principalities fiercly keen on maintaining their independences and distinctives characteristics. Prussia propers stretched from modern day Lithuania to central Germany. Prussia also controls the German lands around the Rhine rivers in the west. In between, from Denmark to Switzerland, lay small provinces

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    Italian kingdom. Pre-revolutionary had a role in the Congress of Vienna which occurred in 1815 it spoke of limiting France`s power, and that no one nation ruled over another, it divided and conquered territory, Italian peninsula ruled again by Austria, and Austria had a great influence over some Italian... ... middle of paper ... ...war) Bizmark kept her from her allies, and Frances support came to late and Austria lost the war. Austria became a less powerful state after that, and Prussia became

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    Confederation, where she restricted any thoughts of unified Germany, as it would have diminished her reign. Grossdeutschland Nationalists were one of some states that were against the war, while other remaining states also agreed with Austria against Prussia. Be that as it may, the Austrians were extensively defeated in just seven weeks with the last visit at Sadowa. In the end, the outcome was the North German Confederation, that contained a massive amount of states within the north. This was an incredible

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    What is The German Question?

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    history can be traced back to the House of the Hohenzollern. A family of German rulers, originating as a family of counts in Swabia in the 11th or 12th century. The Hohenzollerns ruled Prussia and eventually united and ruled Germany until the end of World War I. Their strong, rigidly disciplined armies gave Prussia a reputation for military excellence. During the 16th and 17th centuries, territorial rulers and city councils in Germany expanded their ... ... middle of paper ... ...have provided

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    with texts with the use of three bands, discovered at Rosetta in 1979. 2. What was the intent of the Quadruple Alliance and what countries were involved? Fukuyuma found out that Quadruple Alliance was formed in 1813 by the United Kingdom, Austria, Russia and Prussia (124). Its main purpose was defeating Napoleon. In 1815, it was renewed to prevent the French aggression from reoccurring to ensure that the peace agreement of the Congress of Vienna was fulfilled. 3. Define 19th century nationalism

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