Second Reich political issues

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What was the impact of the Hottentot Election?
The socialists, displayed as unpatriotic, lost 36 seats
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When was the Hottentot election?
1907
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When was the Daily Telegraph Affair?
1908
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What did the Daily Telegraph Affair reveal?
The Reichstag could, sometimes, hold the Kaiser accountable for his actions, but also that the Kaiser had ultimate control over patronage.
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When was Alsace-Lorraine given a constitution?
1911
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How many people attended elections in 1870?
50%
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How many people attended elections in 1913?
85%
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Who argues that the increase in elections (and the Daily Telegraph Affair) help to reveal a more democratic Second Reich?
Historians from below - Eley - (argues for emerging parliamentarianism)
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In the 1908 Prussian Bundesrat elections elections conservatives received 16% of the vote. This translated into how many seats?
212 seats
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In the 1908 Prussian Bundesrat elections the SPD recieved 43% of the vote. How many seats did they gain?
7 seats
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The 1913 Zabern Affair exemplifies either:
1) the power of the elites (Röhl) or 2) the power of the conservative elites (Wehler)
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In the Zabern Affair, who did the Kaiser consult to understand what was actually happening?
He ignored the governor of Alsace-Lorraine, preferring to talk to the general in charge.
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When was the Hottentot election?

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When was the Daily Telegraph Affair?

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When was Alsace-Lorraine given a constitution?

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