Seven Week's War Analysis

233 Words1 Page
Prussia had been in an economic and constitutional crisis in the 1860s. They could not agree on a spending limit for the government’s budget. This sparked the Seven Weeks’ War between Prussia and Austria. After that war was decided, the minister-president, Otto Von Bismark, apologized for the illegal spending of money while the country was in debate. The Seven Week’s War also contributed to Prussia obtaining about two thirds of the German Territory going into 1870. Therefore, Prussia became the rising power at this time, dominating the German Empire. The growing entitlement of Prussia really came to be when Prussia clinched a leader birth in the German alliance as they faced France. Prussia defeated Austria prior to the Franco-Prussian War
Open Document