Frederick William IV
king of Prussia who violently suppressed democratic movements (1795-1865)
radical prussian assembly
Liberals forced the election of a Prussian assembly when Fredrick IV capitulated. They were to radical however and conservatives then took power.
ethnic poles self government
fred will believed that all the troubles stemmed from foreign conspirators and refused to turn his troops on the berliners
Members of the Prussian landed aristocracy, a class formerly associated with political reaction and militarism.
high discipline, status, most important part of Prussia in the mid 17th century