The Unification of Germany

tHE UNIFICATION OF GERMANY

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PRUSSIA AND AUSTRIA 1849-66

THE POSITION OF AUSTRIA AFTER 1848 - THE PRUSSIAN UNION PLAN

1. ACCORDING TO THE PLAN WHAT WOULD THERE BE?

2. WHY DID AUSTRIA FIND THIS PLAN UNACCEPTABLE?

3. 28 STATES AGREED, BUT WHY DID SEVERAL IMPORTANT STATES DISAGREE?

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PRUSSIA AND AUSTRIA 1849-66

1. ACCORDING TO THE PLAN THERE WOULD BE...

  • GERMAN FEDERAL REICH (EXCLUDING AUSTRIA)
  • KING OF PRUSSIA WOULD BE EMPORER
  • PERMANENT UNION BETWEEM REICH AND HANSBURG EMPIRE

2. REDUCE AUSTRIAS INFLUENCE OVER GERMANY

3. SUSPICIOUS OF PRUSSIAN AMBITIONS AND FEARFLUL OF AUSTRIAS REACTION

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PRUSSIA AND AUSTRIA 1849-66

THE POSITION OF AUSTRIA AFTER 1848 - AUSTRIAN OPPOSITION

1. WHAT DID SCHWARZENBERG (AUSTRIA CHEIF MINISTER) PUT FORWARD?

2. WHY DID SOME STATES DESERT PRUSSIA AND GIVE SUPPORT TO AUSTRIA?

3. WHAT DID SCHWARZENBERG NO SUMMON?

4. THERFORE WHAT WERE THE TWO ASSEMBLIES, CLAIMING TO SPEAK FOR GERMANY?

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PRUSSIA AND AUSTRIA 1849-66

1. SHWARZENBERG PUT FORWARD A SCHEME FOR A...

  • GROSDEUTCHLAND
  • GOVERNED JOINTLY BY DELIGATES FROM AUSTRIA / PRUSSIA / LARGER GERMAN STATES

2. PROPOSAL SEEMED TO OFFER LARGER STATES GREATER POLITICAL INFLUENCE

3. DIET OF OLD GERMAN CONFEDERATION

4. TWO ASSEMBLIES WERE

  • PRUSSIAN LED - ENFURT PARLIAMENT
  • AUSTRIAN LED - FRANKFURT DIET
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PRUSSIA AND AUSTRIA 1849-66

THE POSITION OF AUSTRIA AFTER 1848 - THE CAPITULATION OF OLMUTZ

1. A MEETING BETWEEN MANTEUFFEL AND SCHWARZENBURG WAS ARRANGED AT OLMUTZ ON 29TH NOVEMBER 1850.

WHAT WAS AGREED?

2. WHAT DID PRUSSIA SUFFER AND GAIN?

3. WHAT DID AUSTRIA SUFFER AND GAIN?

4. WHAT WAS ESTABLISHED IN MAY 1851?

5. HOW WAS THE RELASHONSHIP BETWEEN PRUSSIA AND AUSTRIA AFFECTED?

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PRUSSIA AND AUSTRIA 1849-66

1. IT WAS AGREED THAT...

  • PRUSSIA WOULD DISCARD PRUSSIAN UNION PLAN
  • CONFERENCE OF STATES AT DRESDEN EARLY 1851 TO DISCUSS FUTURE OF GERMANY

2. PRUSSIA SUFFERED HUGE HUMILIATION

3. SCHWARZENBERG WON MAJOR DIPLOMATIC VICTORY / AUSTRIA WAS NOT ALLOWED TO GO AS FAR AS THEY HOPED, AS THEIR PLAN WAS NOT ACCEPTED BY SMALLER STATES

4.GERMAN CONFEDERATION WAS REESTABLISHED IN MAY 1851

5. PRUSSIANS BLAMED AUSTRIA FOR HUMILIATION. DETERMINED PRUSSIA SHOULD ONE DAY DOMINATE UNITED GERMANY

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