PRUSSIAN UNION PLAN

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Even though King F_____ W_____ I_ rejected the crown which Fr____ offered
Frederick William IV, Frankfurt
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He did like the idea of leading what?
German unification
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in what year did General R_____ make a suggestion of the P____ U_____ p___
1849, Radowitz, Prussian Union Plan
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This had the ideas of both a kl_________ and a gro_________
Kleindeutschland and a Grossdeutschland
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In accordance to this plan, Austria would have to be e_____ but remain through a special what?
Excluded, special relationship
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The constitution would be based on what?
Frankfurt's constitution
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This plan caught the attention of Austrian cheif minister, who was he?
Schwarzenberg
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He opposed the plan, why?
Because it significantly reduced Austria's influence in Germany
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However, Schwarzy was otherwise occupied with what? Allowing Prussia to go ahead with their plans
The Hungarian revolution
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Representatives from each state met where? When?
Erfurt, March 1850
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Furthermore, many states were interested in Prussia's new plan, it was later renamed what?
Erfurt Union
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However, many were concerned with Austria's what? So they refused to join
Reaction
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Schwarzenberg returned and made plans for his own g_________
Grossdeutschland
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He reawakened the old what?
Diet
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The members met when?
May 1850
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So now Germany had two r_______
Representatives
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A potential showdown occurred in which state where a revolution took place?
Hesse-Cassel
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Austria and Prussia got so up in each other's grill that a small what broke out?
Scale fight
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But Frederick William IV hated war and thought that this is where it was going, so he dismissed Radowitz and appointed whom?
General Manteuffel
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Manteuffel and Schwartzy had a meeting arranged, where and when?
Olmutz, 29th Novemeber 1850
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It was agreed that Prussia would?
Abandon their Union plans
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Prussia was left h_____ while Austria were vi_____
humiliated, victorious
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Schwarzenberg made propositions for a Middle what?
Europe
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This meant Austria would d______ Europe
Dominate
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It was obviously r______. Prussia publically supported ideas of returning to a pre 18__
Rejected. 1848
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In M__ 18__, the German C_______ was set back up
May 1851, Confederation
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in what year did Schwarzenberg suggest the zoll_____
1849, Zollunion
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It was unsuccessful but in what year did he again try to make an opposition to the Zollverein
1851
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This was to include all the states that were not part of the z______
Zollverein
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This what as well?
Failed
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Austria and Prussia's power b____ then went back to equals
Balance
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However, during the C_____ w___, things got f_____ tough for Austria
Crimean war, financially
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The war left them c______ plus the cost of maintaining their a____ was p___
Crippled, armies, pricey
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