German Unification Worksheet


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Lesson Snapshot:

  • 18th January 1871 – King Wilhelm I of Prussia became the Emperor of Germany
  • May 1871 – France and Prussia signed the Treaty of Frankfurt
  • Otto von Bismarck was known as the ‘Iron Chancellor’
  • He was the architect of German unification
  • 25 states ‘voluntarily’ formed the German Empire
  • Federal Government was responsible for foreign affairs, defense, customs, banking, civil and criminal law
  • Prussian ruler became the hereditary emperor
  • The Kaiser alone appointed the Chancellor
  • The Reichstag was the national parliament

Worksheet Task:

  • Aimed at Students studying across AS/A2 or equivalent
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  • Use as you wish in the classroom or home environment
  • Use with other Germany History Lessons & Resources
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