Why did Bismarck turn against the national liberals?
See: Kaiser Bismarck
It can turn people against each other via various reasons whether its a fear of death for example the memoir Night by Elie Wiesel one of the jews at the work camp had beaten up his own father to death for a piece of bread, his own father i know right how cruel but yet the fear of the son dying had turned him against his own father. Fear does turn people against one another.
The newly formed German Empire was among one of the only major European states not to have any colonies in Africa. This can be said also for the Holy Roman Empire that had preceded the Austro-Prussian war of 1866, which had in turn led to German unification under Otto von Bismarck. After 1866, Bismarck did not wish to impose on the colonial interests of it's powerful neighbours and stated that he had no intentions of…