- German Unification
- Franco-Prussian War (Prussia=longest state in Germany)
- PR - Military tradition
- German states united under Prussia
- WILHELM 1 - EMPORER - 2ND REICH
KAISER - has ultimate power.
REICHSTAG - German Parliament has NO POWER
RICH LANDOWNERS (PRUSSIAN JUNKERS) - Have power.
INDUSTRIALISATION, POPULISATION & URBANISATION leads to...
People want POWER & CHANGE.
Living conditions are POOR
Social conditions are POOR
Growth of SOCIALISM & UNREST!
Germany is DIVIDED