Germany: A New Nation

In this lesson, we will learn about the origins of the German Nation State, its culture and leader in 1914, Kaiser Wilhelm II. This will help us to understand why Germany was more likely to act as an aggressor in the event of a European conflict.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What type of plan was the Schlieffen Plan?

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Q2.Which nation had created the Schlieffen Plan?

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Q3.When was the Schlieffen Plan created?

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Q4.Which of the following statements is true?

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Q5.According to the Schlieffen plan, which nation would be invaded first?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What type of plan was the Schlieffen Plan?

1/5

Q2.Which nation had created the Schlieffen Plan?

2/5

Q3.When was the Schlieffen Plan created?

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Q4.Which of the following statements is true?

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Q5.According to the Schlieffen plan, which nation would be invaded first?

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Quiz:

Germany-A New Nation

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which nation had the largest army in Europe in 1914?

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Q2.In what year did Kaiser Wilhelm II come to power?

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Q3.Which of the following people were cousins of Wilhelm II? (Tick 2 boxes)

Select two (2) boxes

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Q4.Finish this quotation from von Bulow, in which he demanded an empire from Germany. 'Germany demands her place in the ...'?

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Q5.Which of these words best describes Prussian culture in the early German state?

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Quiz:

Germany-A New Nation

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which nation had the largest army in Europe in 1914?

1/5

Q2.In what year did Kaiser Wilhelm II come to power?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following people were cousins of Wilhelm II? (Tick 2 boxes)

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.Finish this quotation from von Bulow, in which he demanded an empire from Germany. 'Germany demands her place in the ...'?

4/5

Q5.Which of these words best describes Prussian culture in the early German state?

5/5

Lesson summary: Germany: A New Nation

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