Second Reich

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the Reich when Hohenzollern monarchs ruled Germany (from 1871 to 1919)

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Like the German empire in its unconscious decline before World War I, Schreber's paranoid world prefigured the space in which the charismatic leader would appear.
As there was no standardized currency in Europe or even in the German Empire during this period, payment was based on a large variety of coins of the numerous small economic regions, each with their own monetary systems.
Russia in its drive to dismantle Turkey and control the Dardanelles; Britain in its efforts to reduce a rival's power even at the risk of encircling the German Empire with hostile alliances; Serbia in its attempts to split apart the Habsburg Empire; and France in its desperate desire to punish the Germans for defeat in the Franco-Prussian War all helped stir the pot.
For example, Australia and New Zealand wanted control of the various Pacific island archipelagos then controlled by the German empire, while South Africa wanted German South West Africa.
This was a war which saw the clash of six great empires: the British Empire, the French Union, the Russian Empire, the German Empire, the Hapsburg Empire and the Ottoman Empire.
1871: Second German Empire proclaimed by Kaiser Wilhelm I & Bismarck.
The book is divided into four parts titled: The Place of Imperial Germany in German History; Politics, Culture, and Society; War and Violence; and The German Empire and the World.
In this expansion of his doctoral dissertation, Printy treats Church reform proposals of urban, literate German Roman Catholics active between the end of the Seven Years' War (1763) and the dissolution of the old German empire in 1803-1806.
However, the silent invasion of the German empire continues to take place without a shot being fired.
Regardless of their point of origin, be it at court or in the city, early modern autobiographies in the German Empire were written to render a historical account of the past, memorialize a particular family's achievements, legitimize the social status of its members, catalog their wealth and successes, and provide moral instruction and practical advice for their heirs.
ONE highlight is a clockwork Zeppelin by Marklin (inset left) in cream and silver with side and rear propellers and German Empire flag.
2) Stem continued to shed new light on the course of German history with such impeccably researched works as The Failure of Illiberalism: Essays on the Political Culture of Modern Germany (1972) and his remarkable study on the relationship between Otto von Bismarck and his Jewish banker Gerson von Bleichroder, Gold and Iron: Bismarck, Bleichroder, and the Building of the German Empire (1977).
the seeds of Hitler's vision for a global German empire were inspired by - you guessed it - the British Empire, which we now call the Commonwealth.
The loyalty bestowed on this patriarchal figure came from minorities rather than from the Austro-Germans, who largely favored unification with the newly formed German Empire.
They feared that the victory over the French in 1870 would prove nugatory; another foreign power would ruin the opportunity to establish the German Empire as a progressive nation of rational, scientifically educated, free citizens.
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