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Franco-Prussian War and its hidden causes

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Published by Little, Brown, and Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871,
    • France -- Foreign relations -- Germany,
    • Germany -- Foreign relations -- France

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Émile Ollivier ... tr. from the French, with an introduction and notes, by George Burnham Ives ...
      ContributionsIves, George Burnham, 1856-1930, tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC292 .O62
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxvii, 520 p.
      Number of Pages520
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6549265M
      LC Control Number12028679
      OCLC/WorldCa401376

      However, planning for the next encounter was more based upon the reality of unfolding events rather than emotion or pride, as Intendant General Wolff told him and his staff that supply beyond the Saar would be impossible. The King was not really committed. As the scramble for colonies increased, so did tensions between the world powers. With the surrender of Sedan ends the first half of the story of the Franco-Prussian War.

      Archduke Albrecht, crowned with the glory of Custoza, was on the march with the army which had defeated the Italians. However, this act was simply the final tipping point in a string of factors that contributed to the outbreak of The Great War. Then, he might reconsider his reply. Download This is the warning God gave to His children concerning the beast in Revelations Here is the wisdom.

      During the day, elements of a Bavarian and two Prussian corps became engaged and were aided by Prussian artillery, which blasted holes in the city defenses. There were fifty-eight Prussians unfit for service to a hundred French. As some powers, such as Britain and the United States, began to establish themselves on the scale of world domination, other countries became threatened by this rising power. Rather than advancing in a column or line formationPrussian infantry moved in small groups that were harder to target by artillery or French defensive fire. As nationalism rose, an arms race developed between the most powerful countries, as each built up their own armies to prepare for a large war and protect the independence they had. Treating the oncoming attacks as merely skirmishes, Frossard did not request additional support from other units.


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One day a messenger met him on the road with a despatch, which he read and pocketed without a word. An age of paranoia had been ushered in at the dawn of the twentieth century, and many countries found themselves building up their militaries under the concern that war was going to break out.

The Government was profoundly discredited, for, after miscalculating the issue of war, they had mismanaged the issue of diplomacy. But he says that it proved Bismarck's resolution to fight, and so made a peace policy untenable.

At first the moderation shown by the King of Prussia in receding from his position, and accepting in patience so grave a repulse, made a bad impression at Paris, and was attributed to fear.

Just be warned, Julius has no redeeming qualities whatsoever, so if you're a reader who wants it all tied up with a pink ribbon and an HEA at the end, this probably isn't the book for you.

In that year also the surrender of Lee altered the conditions of European politics. The Hohenzollern prince's candidacy was withdrawn under French diplomatic pressure, but Otto von Bismarck goaded the French into declaring war by releasing an altered summary of the Ems Dispatcha telegram sent by William I rejecting French demands that Prussia never again support a Hohenzollern candidacy.

In order to dispel suspicion he passed through Berlin, and I have been assured that the object of his journey remained unsuspected. Over the course of the war, at least 10 million soldiers on all sides were killed, and in the end Germany was found guilty for causing the war under the Treaty of Versailles.

He spent a sleepless night, reflecting whether he ought not to resign. He was negotiating with Germany to prepare for the election of the next Pope, and he wished to propitiate him in favour of his own candidate, who was Cardinal Ginoulhiac, Archbishop of Lyons, a dull man, but reputed the most learned prelate in France.

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The prize had gained in value. This included not only their territorial integrity but their diplomatic alliances and their prestige.

At tea-time they knew. However, this arms race only made the situation worse, as it increased the tension between the various nations and inspired the final spark to the flame, the assassination of Ferdinand.

In Bismarck averted war by concessions with regard to Luxemburg which somewhat damaged his popular renown. Napoleon IIIthen the emperor of France, demanded compensations in Belgium and on the left bank of the Rhine to secure France's strategic position, which the Prussian chancellor, Otto von Bismarckflatly refused.

The withdrawal of Leopold, which had been suggested by the King himself, struck at the policy and prestige of Bismarck.

The power that was already formidable would soon be overwhelming, and France would be at its mercy. But he undertook to meet the French army on equal terms after it had crossed the Rhine.

The German princes insisted upon their independence and balked at any attempt to create a federal state that would be dominated by Berlin. The Roman question was the stone tied to Napoleon's feet — that dragged him into the abyss.

There was also the just motive of discontent in the states of Southern Germany. Austria, governed by Beust, who personified the defeat ofwas the first and necessary ally.

Gramont declined to compromise the persons who sent it from Berlin to Vienna, or from Vienna to Paris. France feared encirclement by an alliance between Prussia and Spain.

If Germany put troops back into the Rhineland the punishment would be France invading Germany. Lebrun came to an understanding with the Archduke for an attack on Germany to be made in common, Austria coming into action three weeks later than France. Its capital was Vienna.

She confessed to the Queen, with tears, that she was responsible for the declaration of war. By the time he realized what kind of a force he was opposing, it was too late.

The French lost at Sedan 39 generals, 2, officers, and 84, men, while 10, escaped into Belgium.Oct 14,  · the causes of the franco-prussian war The Bismarck revelations are studiously calculated to confuse the central problem of his career, the responsibility for the war of All the voluminous literature regarding Moltke and Roon ignores the question ; and the significant suppression of the memoirs of Bernhardi, Bismarck's agent in Spain.

Franco-Prussian War, -- Causes. See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or nationale, i.e. Francois Auguste Marc Girardin Saint Marc Girardin, France. Assemblée nationale (), and Book Traces Project (page images at HathiTrust) Sans armée, ; souvenirs d'un capitaine. The Franco-Prussian War and its.

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Oct 24,  · There is now a literature proposing male honor as the main cause of most wars. 1 This idea is closely related to studies of wars caused by male leaders seeking revenge for humiliation from earlier defeats (Lindner ; Lacey ).

Examining the role of male honor might help to understand the causation of many wars, past and present. 3. LORD ACTON ON THE ORIGINS OF THE WAR OFWITH SOME UNPUBLISHED LETTERS FROM THE BRITISH AND VIENNESE ARCHIVES BY HAROLD TEMPERLEY LITT.D., CANTAB. LORD ACTON' EssaS y on "The causes of the Franco-Prussian War," together with another on "The War of ," was published by MrAuthor: Harold Temperley.

tween the apparent and hidden causes of some modern wars and the discrep-ancy between their causes and ultimate consequences. The precipitating cause of the Franco-Prussian War offor example, was a dispute over the succession to the Spanish throne, and the ostensible "underlying" cause was French resistance to the unification of Germany.

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