Essays Tagged: "Prussia"


on of the new Unified Germany, Bismarck tookimmediate control of the country's government. Allowing Prussia to keep ahuge amount of influence on Germany's foreign affairs, Bismarck set up ademocracy. ...

(2 pages) 145 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Early and Later Writings of Karl Marx. Compares the classical works of Karl Marx and looks at some of his most well known theories. Includes works cited.

cientific during his career, but essentially, Marx's theories remained intact.Karl Marx was born in Prussia in 1818. His family was considered middle-class and his father was a lawyer. In 1841 he rece ...

(8 pages) 722 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Napoleon's Role at the Battle of Waterloo

nce in Europe from 1804 to 1813, Napoleon met defeat in 1814 by a alliance of major powers, notably Prussia, Russia, Great Britain, and Austria . Napoleon was then deposed and exiled to the island of ... arrival caught the allied command unprepared. After crossing the Sambre River, the French routed a Prussian advance guard at Charleroi. Napoleon then ordered his left wing, under Marshal Michel Ney, ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Absolutism in Easter Europe

class was alsodiminished greatly with the cutting of the middle man in foreigntrade.In Austria and Prussia the Hapsburg king, Ferdinand II,drastically reduced power of the Bohemian Estates. He had as ... due to certain battles won byEuropean contries and Ottoman's power slowly weakened A InBrandenburg (Prussian province), ruled by the Hohenzollernfamily, and was called 'the sandbox of the Holy Roman E ...

(5 pages) 87 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The Wars of the unification of Germany

chleswig-Holstein from Denmark. The liberalscalled for a repudiation of international agreements by Prussia (such as the 1852 Protocol which put the Danish issue on ice),while Bismarck declared in the ... rs did nothing. An attempt at mediation also failed. Denmark was therefore reduced to submission by Prussian andAustrian military force.In the Treaty of Gastein (August 1865) Prussia and Austria decid ...

(7 pages) 137 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

To what extent did Hitler come to power legally? How did Hitler came to power?

933, in the hope he would gain an over all majority. However in the new elections Hitler controlled Prussia through Göring (Cabinet Minister) and the other two fifths of Germany through Frick (th ... elves. By the end of April, twenty five thousand people had been taken into 'protective custody' in Prussia alone. Under the decree Frick was able to 'take over' areas not already controlled by Gö ...

(7 pages) 185 3 4.1 Aug/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

American Revolution study notes

lashed.- In America, the war was called the French and Indian War. In Europe, Britain and its ally, Prussia, fought France and its allies, Austria and Russia. Prussia did most of the fighting in Europ ...

(7 pages) 127 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Human cloning and Immanuel Kant

hilosophers. One ofthe most notable philosophers of the modern era is ImmanuelKant, who was born in Prussia in 1724. Kant paid a greatdeal of attention to formulating a complex system ofmorality. The ...

(5 pages) 119 0 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

This is a brief discription of the German Unification

man state) wanted things to stay the same, and the northern states were Protestant and looked up to Prussia while the southern states were Catholic and looked up to Austria. In 1861 William I took the ... le the southern states were Catholic and looked up to Austria. In 1861 William I took the throne in Prussia, he then appointed Otto von Bismark as the Chancellor. Bismark was a man who believed in a s ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Napoleon's invasion of Russia, a paper about Napoleon's campaign in Russia which led to the downfall of his empire.

the downfall of his empire (Carroll).Relations between Russia had been tense to begin with. When Prussia and Austria fought in war against France Russia decided to take part as well. Prussia and A ... reated from the countries under French rule and France's allies. Napoleon also built up deposts in Prussia and Poland. The threat of the enormous army did not quite threaten Russia as he had predict ...

(7 pages) 88 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why did revolutionary situations develop in Prussia and France in 1848?

The revolutions of 1848 in France and Prussia came about due to similar political, economic and social factors. However the nature and rea ... nd social factors. However the nature and reason behind them differed in one particular area.Whilst Prussia was suffering an economic slump and several poor harvests the impetus for revolution came fo ... whilst there was an overriding dissatisfaction with the regime, similar to the political climate in Prussia, the French people were challenging the form and composition of the government, not the very ...

(9 pages) 84 2 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


ell as numerous conscripts from other allied territories including Italy, Poland, Holland, Austria, Prussia, Wurttemberg, and Westphalia (pg. xv, xx). As a military commander, Napoleon was, and still ...

(7 pages) 66 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Summary of factors on the unification of Germany.

' individual small German states to be on their own. This factor created a window of opportunity to Prussia and Bismarck as the small states could be easily brought under the Prussian Empire, if neces ... e small states could be easily brought under the Prussian Empire, if necessary with the help of the Prussian Army. An example of how Prussia's strategy worked was when trying to get Schleswig-Holstein ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Absolute Monarchy.

hey were the kings and queens of Western Europe, the Hapsburgs of Austria, and the Hohenzellerns of Prussia.Rulers across Western Europe wanted to control every aspect of their empire's affairs. These ... taken Hungary from the Ottomans by 1699. Thus, the Austrian Empire also became an absolute monarchy.Prussia also had a ruling family, the Hohenzollerns. These rulers built up their states from a numbe ...

(2 pages) 66 1 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

This paper is about the life and theories of renowned Socioliogist, Karl Marx. It summarizes his life from childhood until his death.

Karl Heinrich Marx was born on May 5, 1818, in the city of Trier in Prussia, now, Germany. He was the second of eight children of Jewish Parents. His father was fairly ... Jewish Parents. His father was fairly liberal, taking part in demonstrations for a constitution for Prussia and reading such authors as Voltaire and Kant, known for their social commentary. His mother ... thesized that Jesus had not existed as a person. Bauer was later dismissed from his position by the Prussian government. By 1841, Marx's studies were lacking and, at the suggestion of a friend, he sub ...

(9 pages) 146 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Similarities between the industrial revolution and the technilogical revolution.

of the old big 5 countries. In the 19th century it was Great Britain, France, Austria, Russia, and Prussia, but today it is China, India, United States, the European Union, and Russia. Today's United ... ntry, could be considered something like the Confederation of the Rhine before their unification by Prussia. Finally, Russia of today is still very much like the Russia of the 19th century, huge landm ...

(2 pages) 64 1 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Was increased expenditure on educational provision in nineteenth century Europe a sound investment?

tried to mediate to all layers of the population in Scandinavia, the Netherlands and in Germany. In Prussia and other German states it was obligatory to attend primary school from the age of six to fo ... n in several European countries.For example in the year 1717 compulsory education was introduced in Prussia and in France the law of Guizot (1833) made it obligatory for every bigger town to have an e ...

(10 pages) 41 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Napoleon Bonaparte vs. Otto von Bismark

Napoleon and Bismarck was coherently to unify their countries. Bismarck however was trying to bring Prussia and the German states together as a whole. France was already one nation. Napoleon found tha ... was already one nation. Napoleon found that by military success through victories against Austria, Prussia, Russia, and Spain he strengthened France as a nation, which was not the case during the Fre ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Nationalism was probably the most important cause of unification". Discuss with reference to Germany.

lism and liberalism. It is fact started by a number of factors including the power struggle between Prussia and Austria, the policy the leaders of Prussia adopted .Nationalism is the feeling of lo ... es were only a collection of states before the rise of Napoleon. When Napoleon defeated Austria and Prussia in the early 19th century, he grouped the German states together into a Confederation of the ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Bismarck and the German Empire. A deatiled story about Bismarck and his role in history.

"a statesman who suppresses everything that he can imagine". (ix) Bismarck was born in 1815, became Prussian Prime Minister in 1862 (the same time Lincoln was president in the United States) and ruled ... their up bringing and their parents/role models. Bismarck's background involves a father who was a Prussian Junker, a junker was a nobleman, and as a ruler a great landowner. "His father status as a ...

(4 pages) 52 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers