German Foreign Policy under Kaiser Wilhem II

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What does 'WeltPolitik' translate to and what does it mean and how will they reach it?
It translates to 'World Politics' which means the Kaiser wanted to become a world power by increasing its empire, navy, amy and industry.
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What quote did the Kasier use to explain Germany's poisition?
he wants Germany to 'take her place in the sun' and come out of the shadows,
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What does 'Mitteleuropa' mean and who wanted it?
It measn that all German people should be untied together and controlled by Germany. this was the aim of the Pan German League and not the Kaiser,
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What year was the Kaiser's Daily Telegraph Interview?
1908
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What did he say about Germany's position in the interview?
He said 'Germany was a young and growing empire' and she wanted to expand her trade without limits. She wants a large navy to protect her trade and empire.
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What did he say about British people?
He said they were as 'mad as March hares' and many Germans disliked Britains.
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How did this interview lead to tension? (What was happening at the time?)
It was at the height of the Naval Race so it increased tension as Britain felt threatned and insulted.
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