The Unification of Germany 1815-1890

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1813
Battle of Leipzig
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1814-15
The Vienna Peace Settlement
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1815
German Confederation Established
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1817
Wartburg Festival
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1818
Constitutions granted in Baden and Bavaria
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1819
Carlsbad Decrees
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1832
Nationalist Festival at Hambach and The Six Articles
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1834
Zollverein came into operation
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1840
Frederick William IV became King of Prussia
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1847
Meeting of the Prussian United Diet in Berlin (Hippenhelm Meeting)
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March 5 1848
Decleration of Heidelburg
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March 13 1848
Metternich fell from power
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Mid-March 1848
Riots in Berlin
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Late March 1848
King Frederick William made concessions to Liberals
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March 31 1848
Meeting of the Vorpalament
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May 1848
Meeting of Frankfurt Parliament
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November 1848
Frederick William re-established control in Berlin
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December 1848
New Prussian Constitution & 50 articles published by Frankfurt Parliament
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March 1849
Frankfurt Parliament agreed on a constitution
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April 1849
Frederick William rejected the offer of the German crown
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June 1849
Frankfurt Parliament dispersed
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1849
The Erfurt Plan
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1850
The Capitulation of Olmutz
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1851
German Confederation Restored
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1861
William I became King of Prussia
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1862
Bismarck became Prussia's Chief Minister
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1864
Austria and Prussia fought Denmark
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June 1866
Start of Seven Weeks' War
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July 1866
Battle at Sadowa
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August 1866
Treaty of Prague
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1867
North German Confederation created
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1867
The Luxemburg Crisis
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1868-70
The Hohenzollern Candidature Crisis
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July 1870
The Ems telegram and Start of Franco-Prussian War
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September 1870
Napoleon III surrendered at Sedan
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October 1870
Surrender of the French army at Metz
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January 1871
German Second Empire proclaimed at Varsailles and France accepted and Armistice
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May 1871
Treaty of Frankfurt
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1872-3
May Laws
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1873
Three Emperors' League
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1875
Start of Balkan Crisis & The War Scare
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June-July 1878
Congress of Berlin
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October 1878
Anti-Socialist Law Passed
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July 1879
German Tariff Act
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October 1879
Dual Alliance between Germany and Austria-Hungary
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1881
Three Emperors' Alliance & Bismarck said "we shall pursue no colonial policy"
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1882
Triple Alliance
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1883
Sickness Insurance Act
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1884
Accident Insurance Act
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1884-5
African Colonies acquired
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1885-6
Bulgarian Crisis
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1887
Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia
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1888
Death William I and William II became Kaiser
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1889
Old Age Pensions introduced
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1890
Kaiser Willhelm II dismissed Bismarck
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