How far was Germany an entrenched autocracy in the years 1871-1914?

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How far was Germany an entrenched autocracy in the years 1871-1914?

Examples of Germany being an Entrenched Autorcacy:

  • The Zabbern affair- October 1913 in Alsace-Lorraine, Colonel Reuter resorted to martial law in order to defend the honour of the army which he felt was being tarnished by local youths heckling Lt. Forstner. In this, permission was given to attack/stab and arrest anyone who was seen to be causing trouble. December 1913, Lt. Forstner atacked a defenceless shoe maker and destoryed his shop. The outcome of this was a 43 day suspended senctence which was overturned. Vote of no confidence against chancellor voted 293 to 54. (not En.

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