Bismarck and Unification Revision Notes


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Lesson Snapshot:

  • Bismarck believed that Germany should be united under Prussian leadership and that Austria should have nothing to do with Germany
  • He played a crucial part in the unification of Germany as he helped to set up the Northern German Confederation after defeating Austria in the second of three wars
  • The proclamation of the German Empire in 1871 was the climax of a long process, to which several factors contributed.
  • What made Bismarck´s contribution decisive was his ability to exploit this potential for unity and to overcome the barriers

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