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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Even the New York Times noted, "he said that Israel should not be a Jewish state, that its law of return granting citizenship to any Jew should be radically altered, that Israeli Arabs were like German Jews during the Second Reich and that the entire society felt eerily like Germany just before the rise of Hitler.
Germany's Defeat in the First World War: The Lost Battles and Reckless Gambles That Brought Down the Second Reich
The second Reich of the Soviet Union can be seen to have begun.
And again on the theme of differentiation: Thomas Mergel gives a terse eleven-page summary of our knowledge of German emigration, immigration, and internal migration, complicating any homogenizing attempts to generalize about the demography of the Second Reich.
For example, Kaiser Wilhelm II dismissed Otto von Bismarck as chancellor in 1890, less than 20 years after the formation of the Second Reich, and began to destroy Bismarck's carefully crafted alliance network.
Studying Protestants in Strasbourg also exposes the cutting issues of identity that were so much a part of the Second Reich.
The scene is 1908 Germany, with the Second Reich at the peak of its power, ruled by a Kaiser who is almost always decked out in a splendid military uniform.
STANDING BEFORE the Siegessaule, the Victory Column that commemorates Prussia's triumphs over Denmark, Austria, and France in the wars that birthed the Second Reich, Barack Obama declared himself a "citizen of the world" and spoke of "a world that stands as one.
of Dublin) graces this biography of German Chancellor Otto Bismarck, and history of the Second Reich in the later part of the 19th century.
For many, the defeat of the second Reich in 1918 merely proved that the nation's destiny had been mismanaged.
It was, after all, the mythologized memory of Bismarck that instilled in many Germans disillusioned by the defeat of World War I longings to return to the glory days of the Second Reich which Hitler described in Mein Kampf (p.
I argue that popular-radical liberal bourgeois pressure-groups and parties persistently focussed their criticism on the need to move the political system of the German Second Reich and the Weimar Republic in a more radical direction.