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Bismarck's Foreign Policy

Bismarck's Foreign Policy



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Bismarck’s foreign Policy
Bismarck’s aimsBecause of its central position, Germany was open to war from two sidesFurthermore, the France wanted to revenge,so Bismarck wanted her to be isolated.TheDreikaiserbund(league of the Three Emperors)=>
RussiaAim:To maintain existing borders in EuropeFight socialism & republicanismRussia & Austria-Hungaryrivalsin the BalkansSo it wasn’t a military alliance1878: Russia defeated the TurksThe treaty of San Stefano: Russia got a greater influence in the BalkansAustria-Hungary did not accept this arrangementBismarck did not want to see a war between Russia & Austria-Hungary.
: Congress of BerlinBismarck = Honest broker Supported by the British prime minister, DisraeliRussia’s plan to create the large state of Bulgaria was droppedWar avoided butlong-term problemsremainedThe dual allianceRussia’s Tsar annoyedThought that was acoalition of Europe against Russialeading by Bismarck Relations worsenedRussia moved an army to the German frontier 
: Dual Alliance between Germany & Austria-Hungary
If A-H or Germany was attacked by Russia, they will help each other 
If they were attacked by another country, other would remain neutral
Bismarck did not want to break with Russia but just scare her 
Russia turned her colonial intentions to the EastBut afraid of isolation so
renew the DreikaiserbundTriple AllianceItaly with a dispute with France over the colonisation of TunisDemanded for join the Dual AllianceBismarck accepted to keep France isolatedColonialismFor Bismarck: colonies = expensive luxuriesBut because of public opinion,1882= foundation of German Colonial Union German Colonisation:
South-West Africa
Togo land
German East Africa
Some islands in the PacificThe Reinsurance TreatyRemaining of the tensions between A-H & Russia about the Balkans
Bulgaria CrisisAustria-HungarysupportedSerbiaRussiasupportedBulgaria
Dreikaiserbund broke upBismarck worried about an alliance between France & Russia.
Reinsurance Treaty
They would stay neutral in case of war Unless Russia attacked Austria-HungaryFrance attacked Germany

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