Second Reich

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Noun1.Second Reich - the Reich when Hohenzollern monarchs ruled Germany (from 1871 to 1919)
Reich - the German state
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We marched rapidly for ten days through the heart of the ancient German empire, halting when night found us in proximity to water.
It stands, I am convinced, upon the ruins of ancient Berlin, the one time capital of the old German empire, but except for the old building material used in the new town there is no sign of the former city.
THE picturesque city and state of Heiligwaldenstein was one of those toy kingdoms of which certain parts of the German Empire still consist.
An envoy of the Duke of Buckingham, named Montague, was taken, and proof was obtained of a league between the German Empire, Spain, England, and Lorraine.
He was a model character for such a purpose--serious civil ceremonious curious stiff, stuffed with knowledge and convinced that, as lately rearranged, the German Empire places in the most striking light the highest of all the possibilities of the greatest of all the peoples.
Many, however, felt his praise for Julius Caesar was really about justifying how Prussia took over the other German States and established the German Empire under Prussian rule.
It was started by Siegfried Bettmann, who had emigrated from Nuremberg, part of the German Empire, to Coventry in 1893.
Despite these problems, van Dijk's readable and workmanlike analysis of the southwestern Pacific in the first part of the book will prove useful to students of naval history, the German Empire, and the region of Oceania.
Only Otto von Bismark will have served his Kaiser and German Empire longer - and he never held elected office.
The span of Moltke's career saw the rise of mass armies, first in the American Civil War and later in Europe after the creation of the German Empire in 1871.
The "War to End All Wars" began for this country on April 6, 1917, when Congress formally declared war on the German Empire, and concluded Nov.
While these innovations catered to the individual needs of the patient, Perry uncovers a dominant priority to re-stabilize the socio-economic fabric of the German Empire by enforcing a social obligation upon disabled soldiers to return to their pre-war occupations, or take up vocations that were suffering labor shortages as a result of the war (such as agriculture).

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