The policies of Otto von Bismarck before 1871: (Points: 5)
were based on the practice of Idealpolitik.
ignored domestic opposition and concentrated on foreign affairs.
used warfare as an instrument of policy, regardless of its consequences.
used parliament to endorse the policy of increased taxes, and used the new revenues collected to reorganize the Prussian military. 17.
Which of the following was NOT a result of the Franco Prussian War of 1870? (Points: 5)
Louis Napoleon made himself Emperor of the Third Republic.
German unification was achieved.
The French suffered a military and political humiliation.
The south German states came under Prussian domination. 18.
The Ausgleich of 1867 was all of the following EXCEPT it: (Points: 5)
created the dual monarchy of Austria Hungary.
was the result, in part, of heavy pressure from Hungarian nationalists, who gained strength.
enabled the German Austrians and Hungarian Magyars to dominate the dual state.
unified Austria with the Bismarck’s emerging German Empire. 19.
All of the following are correct about Russia in the nineteenth and early twentieth century EXCEPT: (Points: 5)
Alexander II, a reformer, was assassinated.
Alexander III and Nicholas II continued Alexander II’s reforms.
Russia lost a war to Japan.
Russia was industrializing, particularly after 1890. 20.
The territory annexed by Austria in 1908, which enraged Serbia, was: (Points: 5)
Montenegro and Wallachia.
Bosnia and Herzegovina.