Why was German unification unlikely in 1830?

HideShow resource information
  • Germany was made up of 39 individual states who were ruled by their individual princes. These princes were not willing to give up their sovereignity. 
  • German society was made up of land-owning aristocrats known as 'Junkers' who didn't believe in change and were loyal to their monarchs. 
  • The Austrian ambassidor was the president of the Diet. This was a problem as Austria was against German unification as she herself was a multicultural empire…


No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all The rise of Germany from 1871 resources »