How Did Germany Gain Power In The 19th Century

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Germany. Before the second half of the 19th century, Italy was a collection of city-states that were only loosely allied with one another. In 1848 major rebellions broke out within the German confederation, inspired by liberals who envisioned a German nation ruled by parliamentary government.
The Prussian military leader was Otto von Bismarck declared the beginning of the German Empire. He triggered three wars; with Denmark, Austria, and France; and attracted to German nationalism to create a strong new nation in the heart of Europe. These new nations transformed the stability of power in Europe, causing well-known nations like Britain and France worry that their own power was in danger. Even though this had the disadvantage of wars but it created a new nation.
Nationalism, then, was urged on by a restoration of entrenched competition that European nations carried to the end. They competed with one another through trade, industrial invention, and colonization, setting up worldwide …show more content…

Steam engines and Industrialization provided Europeans with vastly superior transportation: steamships, railroads, superior communications: telegraph and superior military power. The uneven power relationship that so favored Europeans made imperialism possible and hard to resist. (Lecture notes 21st October)
However, by the 19th century, Europe’s dominance almost came to its end. Many factors contributed but in my opinion, it can be argued that mostly due to the competitive system and bit of industrialization, Europe’s dominance came to a decline. Due to competitive state system, the Europeans competed with each other and this is how the Industrialization revolution came into being as well; to compete with each other. Many problems arose which ended up being the cause of Europe’s rise to end, such as most of the wars were caused by the state systems. The huge Battle of Nations Memorial, which begun in 1871, after

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