The Second Reich Constitution Recap

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- Prussian King reinforced Prussia's dominant position

- Had full control over foreign and diplomatic policy

- Could appoint and dsmiss the Chancellor

- Could dissolve the Reichstag

- Responsibility to publish and oversee the implementation of federal law

The Chancellor

- Directly responsible to the Kaiser

- Minister - President of Prussia

- Could ignore the resolutions passed by the Reichstag

The Bundestrat

- Upper house of the federal parliament

- Consisted of 58 members nominated by the states assemblies

- Part of the law making process could change the constitution 

The Reichstag

- Lower house of the federal parliament, they had


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