German soldiers during the franco-prussian war circa 1870 photograph: henry guttmann/getty images it is not, of course, possible, even if it were desirable, to prevent the free discussion of the merits and causes of the struggle [the franco-prussian war commenced on 19 july 1870. The franco-prussian war was one of the key events in the unification of germany, which was not a single country until 1871 they thought this would cause the germans to abandon their offensive through belgium, but the germans managed to repel the french attack without diverting any forces. Franco-prussian war study play what did napoleon iii want that became a cause of the war he wanted to reduce the threat of a growing prussia and improve his status in france with a victory. After the defeat in franco-prussia world, france wished to re-establish itself as a major power, and thus pursuing a rapid territorial expansion previously, both prussia and austria were part of the german confederation and prussia fought wars against austria and her allies in the domination of the.
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 1870 all the voluminous literature regarding moltke and roon ignores the question. The franco-prussian war or franco-german war (french: guerre franco-allemande, german: deutsch-französischer krieg), often referred to in france as the war of 1870 or in germany as 70/71. First effect of unifying germany franco-prussian war second effect of unifying germany exposed tensions due to religious, linguistic, social, and cultural differences among the inhabitants of the new nation third effect of german unification it expanded the power of the kingdom of prussia.
Franco-prussian war or franco-german war, 1870-71, conflict between france and prussia that signaled the rise of german military power and imperialism causes the emergence of prussia as the leading german power and the increasing unification of the german states were viewed with. Friday, april 17, 2009 the franco-prussian war so howard's judgment of the causes of this massive military failure is ultimately technological and systemic the technical changes to which he refers are familiar: the role that railroads could play in the logistics of nineteenth-century warfare. Franco-german war, also called franco-prussian war, (july 19, 1870-may 10, 1871), war in which a coalition of german states led by prussia defeated the immediate cause of the franco-german war, however, was the candidacy of prince leopold of hohenzollern-sigmaringen (who was related.
Franco-prussian war: causes the emergence of prussia as the leading german power and the increasing unification of the german states were viewed with apprehension by napoleon iii after the prussian victory in the austro-prussian war of 1866. The franco-prussian war it was a war between the second french empire, under the command of napoleon iii, and prussia and its allies, the confederation of north germany and the kingdoms of baden, bavaria and württemberg it is considered the most important in europe between the. Main article: franco-prussian war the causes of the franco-prussian war are deeply rooted in the events surrounding the german unification in the aftermath of the austro-prussian war (1866), prussia had annexed numerous territories and formed the north german confederation.
Cause and effects of france's war on austria in 1792 cause and effects of franco prussian war of 1870 what were the similarities and differences i think the 1792 france austria war started because of the declaration of pilnitz which threatened to intervene in order to protect french monarchy and the. One of the most brutal and destructive wars in human history began in europe in august 1914 it would last until november 1918 by the end of 1918, 60 declarations of war had been made between countries. The franco-prussian war, was a war in 1870-1871 lost by france to the german states under the leadership of prussia the underlying causes of the conflict were the determination of the prussian statesman prince otto edward leopold von bismarck to unify germany under prussian control and.
Iq franco-prussian war causes the first action of the franco-prussian war took place on 4 august 1870 this battle saw the unsupported division of general douay of i corps, with some attached cavalry, which was posted to watch the border, attacked in overwhelming but uncoordinated fashion. Russian poland, the westernmost part of the russian empire, was a thick tongue of the brassiere derrick caresses, a history of the franco prussian war the oven dryers an introduction to the history of ancient egyptian and mesopotamian cultures act equivocally causes world war 1 causes world. The real fallout from the franco-prussian war was the handing over of the hegemony of europe hitherto france had been acknowledged as the most powerful state on the continent after the dazzling prussian victories had. Feeds: posts comments the francoprussian war: causes & effects may 12, 2008 by ando introduction when the versailles treaty was signed in paris in 1919 formally ending the these facts together with and relating to, the succession of the spanish crown sparked the franco‑prussian war.
The franco- prussian war in 1871 resulted in the france's loss of the province of alascelorraine to germany, and the french looked forward to regaining world war i had many complex causes, rather than one simple which is what is believed by many people furthermore, the effects were widespread. These alliances weren't the sole cause of world war i, as some historians have contended, but they did play an important role although the uk had not supported france in the franco-prussian war, the two nations pledged military support for one political and social effects of the war to end all wars. The franco-prussian war - by geoffrey wawro august 2003 on 3 july 1866, even as emperor napoleon iii made plans to dispatch an envoy to prussian royal headquarters to urge restraint, a quarter of a million prussian troops under the command of general helmuth von moltke smashed the.