Otto Von Bismarck

Otto Von Bismarck was the first Chancellor of Germany after uniting several Germanic states into one unified country. Under King Wilhelm the First, he brought the first welfare system to the modern world. His statesmanship and political prowess remained much admired into the twentieth century.

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What did Otto von Bismarck mean by the phrase blood and iron?

It means that they would use blood (hard work, the power of the people) and iron (technology, weapons, etc) to succeed and unify the German territories.

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What strategy did Otto von Bismarck use to try to make Prussia the leader of a united Germany?

He went to war with France.

He went through loop holes and enticed war with Austria. He then made Austria help Prussia take over Schelswig and Holstein so that Prussia would look like a better country to take the lead as a United Germany but in doing so kicking out Austria in the 7 Weeks war and paying them off.

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Which nation did otto von Bismarck believe was the greatest threat to peace in Europe?

France

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Where did Otto Von Bismarck live?

Near Berlin in Prussia and then Prussian Germany after the Unification.

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What methods did otto von Bismarck use to unite Germany?

Bismarck used diplomacy and the army his aim was to strengthen Prussia through the unification of the German states. Bismarck used diplomacy and the army his aim was to strengthen Prussia through the unification of the German states.

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One political objective of both Otto von Bismarck and Giuseppe Garibaldi was to?

one political objective of both Otto von Bismarck and Giuseppe Garibaldi was to unify their nations.

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When was Otto von Bismarck born?

Otto von Bismarck was born on April 1, 1815.

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In what way were Otto von Bismarck and Giuseppe Garibaldi comparable?

Both men promoted nationalism to unify small states into larger nation-states.

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Why did otto von Bismarck lose his job?

Kaiser wilhelm II dismissed him

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What US state has named its capital after Otto von Bismarck?

North Dakota.
North Dakota

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What country did Otto von Bismarck unify?

Germany in 1871.

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Why did Austria and Prussia declare war on Denmark?

Austria and Prussia declared war on Denmark to regain the provinces of Schleswig and Holstein, which were ruled by the Danish crown but were predominantly German-speaking.

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How did otto von Bismarck unite germany?

By "BLOOD AND IRON"

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What role did Otto von Bismarck play in the unification of Germany?

im only 14 and im definitely not an expert, but i think i remember that he was the one who came up with the idea of it in the first place so yh, he had like the blood and iron war and stuff, which u could look at on wikipedia but yh he came up with the idea to unify all 39 states of germany

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Why does Otto von Bismarck feel it was necessary to avoid doing great harm to Austria in its war against Prussia?

Damaging Austria too greatly would cause its leaders to join with Prussia's other enemies.

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What was von Bismarck's first name?

Otto

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Did Chancellor Otto von Bismarck receive the Pour le Merite?

Yes, in 1864.

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What are facts about Otto von Bismarck?

His wife's name was Johanna von Puttkamer. :)

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What did Otto Von Bismarck want to do?

Otto von Bismarck wanted to unify German states. He was born when the German confederation was just created. His main priority was to help Prussia have the most powerful army in all of Europe which it eventually did. Bismarck was clever and would manipulate his ways into getting more territory. SO basically he wanted to unite all German states making the German Empire with Prussia as the core

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What is Otto von Bismarck famous for?

He was a powerful Prussian political leader who became Germany's first chancellor after unification in 1871.

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How much power did Otto Von Bismarck have?

He was the chancellor, so a lot, definitely more than the king by some of the things he did.

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Why did Otto von Bismarck start the alliance system?

Otto Von Bismarck started the alliance system because he felt that France was the biggest threat to Germany's power in Europe. His goal was to make an alliance system that left France with as little allies as possible. This system ultimately backfired and plunged Europe into a devastating war that cost billions in dollars and millions in lives.

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Which country did otto von Bismarck and giuseppe mazzini control?

Germany and Italy

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Otto von Bismarck became Imperial Chancellor of?

The Second Reich

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What was otto von Bismarck famous for?

Uniting Germany and setting up treaties and alliances for world war one

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