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German Unification (1814- 1894)

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1894
Franco- Russian Dual Alliance (le cauchemar des coalitions)
1890
Bismarck is fired, William II refuses to renew the Reinsurance Treaty
1887
Reinsurance Treaty
1882
Triple Alliance with Italy
1881, 1884
Dreikaiserbund, Three Emperor's League- Austria, Russia, Germany
1879
Dual alliance (Austro- German Treaty)
1878
Congress of Berlin, ending the Russo- Turkish war of the Balkans
1877- 1878
Russo Turkish war over the Balkans
1871
Treaty of Frankfurt (Feb. 26) , ending the Franco- Prussian war, Creation of the German Empire
1873
France pays off war indemnity of 5 billion francs, starts rebuilding their army
1871
Imperial Constitution
1859
Military Reforms in Prussia, prior to the Danish War
1864
Danish war
August 1865
Convention of Gastein ending the Danish war with Schleswig to Prussia and Holstein to Austria, Prussia accuses Austria of breaking this treaty when there was a pro-Augustenburg nationalist meeting in Holstein
June 1866
Austro- Prussian war, seven weeks war, over prominence in Germany
August 23, 1866
Treaty of Prague
1852
Treaty of London, Frederick of Augustenburg's father renounced claims to the Duchies of Schleswig/ Holstein
1859
The Italian war, Prussia did nothing but William I increased military bc he knew he needed an upperhand over Austria: 6 month training to 3 years
1862
Bismarck is appointed as Minister- President
1870- 1871
Franco Prussian war, ending battle = Sedan in 1870, Kruup cannon, 75 mm barrel
1863
Prussia invades Schleswig, Fredrick VII of Denmark dies
July 13, 1870
Ems Telegram, Benedetti
July 14, 1870
Edited version of the Ems Telegram released on Bastille Day
July 19, 1870
French declaration of war
May 1866
Belgium Document indicating Napoleon III's want of the Rhine signed
July 20, 1870
UK is okay with the Franco- Prussian war bc of the Belgium Document which showed French aggression
January 1866
pro- Augustenburg meeting in Holstein leads to declaration of war