History- Germany and the aims of Kaiser Wilhelm's foreign policy

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Define Weltpolitik
World Politics
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What were the strengths of Germany pre 1914?
Strongest industrial country in Europe + most powerful army.
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What were the limitations of Germany pre 1914?
Didn't have an empire + felt undervalued by other countries.
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What were the aims of Weltpolitik?
To win Germany the respect it deserved and sought to achieve this with an aggressive foreign policy.
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What were Wilhelm's ambitions for Germany?
He wanted Germany to 'emerge from the shadows and take its place in the sun', turn Germany into a trading nation + wanted an African Empire and strong navy.
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What was Germany's attitude towards Britain?
German people disliked the British and thought the British were 'as mad as march hares'.
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