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Nationalism is the idea of supporting one's country and culture. Supporting a national identity when it does not exist as a sovereign nation, for example,

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2 Nationalism is the idea of supporting one's country and culture. Supporting a national identity when it does not exist as a sovereign nation, for example, Basque nationalism, Kurdish. nationalism

3 Many princes feared that if the German states were unified they would lose power and influence over their own territories. The middle-class had become important to German society. Across all 39 states, this middle- class wanted more rights and freedoms as German subjects to reflect their contribution to German states success.. By 1859, groups of doctors, lawyers, teachers and businessmen formed the Nationalverein.. Throughout the 1840s many German states were under pressure from nationalist and liberal demonstrators wanting greater political representation and reform.

4 After widespread revolts, a Parliament was called to discuss reforms and attempt to draft a constitution for a unified Germany. The constitution was completed in March This would unite the German states as a German Empire headed by a German Emperor. Government would be provided by an elected parliament that represented the populations of all 39 states. Rudolf von Bennigsen Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch 2 most important members of the nationalverein

5 Kulturkampf- Bismarcks battle for civilization, in which his goal was to make Catholics put loyalty to the state above their allegiance to the church.

6 William II- Succeeded his grandfather as Kaiser (or emperor of Germany).he was supremely confident in his abilities and wished to put his own stamp on Germany. William II seriously believed that his right to rule from god.

7 Social Welfare– Or programs to help certain groups of people.

8 The idea of nationalism in Germany originally started with the protestant reformation. The idea of nationalism was thought of by a German philosopher named Johann Gottfried Herder. What of us lies in the hearts of others is our truest and deepest self. Peace can be reached through meditation on the knowledge which dreams give. Peace can also be reached through concentration upon that which is dearest to the heart.

9 This is a map of the second reich after the end of the prussia war.

10 This is territor y contro lled by Prussi a in 1866 At the bottom is a map of north German confederat ion

11 Regional wars In the build up to war, the southern confederate German states voluntarily joined the Prussian-controlled Northern German Confederation. Germany was now unified. Prussia, declared war on Austria and invaded the German states of Hanover, Hesse and Saxony. The Austrians were quickly defeated by the Prussian army during the Seven Weeks War, with the help of Italy

12 GermanEnglish Heil dir im Siegerkranz, Herrscher des Vaterlands! Heil, Kaiser, dir! Fühl in des Thrones Glanz Die hohe Wonne ganz, Liebling des Volks zu sein! Heil Kaiser, dir! Hail to thee in victor's crown, Ruler of the fatherland! Hail to thee, emperor! Feel in the throne's glow The high ecstasy in full To be darling of thy people! Hail to thee, emperor! Nicht Roß und Reisige Sichern die steile Höh', Wo Fürsten steh'n: Liebe des Vaterlands, Liebe des freien Manns Gründen den Herrscher Thron Wie Fels im Meer. Neither steed nor mounted knight Secure the towering height, Where princes stand: Love of the fatherland, Love of the free man, Create the ruler's throne Like crags at sea. Heilige Flamme, glüh', Glüh' und erlösche nie Fürs Vaterland! Wir alle stehen dann Mutig für einen Mann, Kämpfen und bluten gern Für Thron und Reich! Holy flame, glow, Glow and expire not For the fatherland! Then we all stand Valiant for one man Gladly fighting and bleeding For throne and empire!

13 Handel und Wissenschaft Heben mit Mut und Kraft Ihr Haupt empor! Krieger- und Heldentat Finden ihr Lorbeerblatt Treu aufgehoben dort, An deinem Thron! Commerce and science Hoist with courage and strength Their chief aloft. Warriors' and heroes' deeds Find their laurel leaves Faithfully preserved Upon thy throne! Dauernder stets zu blüh'n Weh' unsre Flagge kühn Auf hoher See! Ha, wie so stolz und hehr Wirft über Land und Meer Weithin der deutsche Aar Flammenden Blick. Forever continuing to bloom Our flag may wave boldly On the high seas! Ha, how proud and majestic Casts over land and sea Widely the German eagle Its flaming gaze. Sei, Kaiser Wilhelm, hier Lang' deines Volkes Zier, Der Menschheit Stolz! Fühl' in des Thrones Glanz, Die hohe Wonne ganz, Liebling des Volkes zu sein! Heil, Kaiser, dir! Be, emperor Wilhelm, here Thy people's ornament for many a year Humanity's pride! Feel in the throne's glow, The high ecstasy in full To be darling of thy people! Hail to thee, emperor!

14 Crossword 2 of the crossword words messed up, and thats my bad. On 22 across, the answer is Liberal, because it cut off the demonstrators part On 17 down, the answer is CarlZeiss, because it didnt recognize my space Finally, If you putting in a word such as Otto_Von_Bismarck, then the underscores count as a blank space. Sorry about that.


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