German Unification.

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  • Created on: 18-09-17 17:31


Kaiser Wilhelm ruled over 26 separate states.

Prussia, the largest, comprised of over 60% of the overall population.

Also, the French provinces of Alsace-Lorraine; Danish minority in the North Schleswig; and the rather extensive Polish-speaking areas in East Prussia.

These states retained the rights of self-government, making Germany a federal power.

22 of these states (Länder), which included Bavaria and Saxony, kept their monarchies.

Bavaria had a great deal of autonomy and could maintain its own army during


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