4. What role did Bismarck play in the unification of Germany?
5. How did Germany unification affect the balance of power in Europe?
6. Why did some German and Italian events happen simultaneously, such as the 1848 revolutions and the 1870 – 1871 conclusions?
Part 2 – Complete the chart with details from the lesson. Consider that a person’s role in the unification process may be positive, negative, or a mixture. Summarize the effects that each person had on either Italy’s or Germany’s unification, or in some cases, both countries.
For this assignment, you will need to schedule a phone call with your instructor to review the content of the completed module. This call will focus on important content of the module. Be prepared to discuss in depth any of the assignments contained in the module.
Possible topics could include:
the causes and effects of 19th-century Latin American and Caribbean independence movements led by people including Bolivar, de San Martin, and L' Ouverture
the agricultural and technological innovations that led to industrialization in Great Britain and its subsequent spread to continental Europe, the United States, and Japan
the social and economic effects of the Industrial Revolution
the philosophies of capitalism, socialism, and communism as described by Adam Smith, Robert Owen, and Karl Marx
the causes and effects of imperialism
major events in China during the 19th and early 20th centuries related to imperialism
the unification of Italy and Germany
the 19th and early 20th century social and political reforms and reform movements and their effects in Africa, Asia, Europe, the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America
post-war independence movements in African, Asian, and Caribbean countries
the successes and failures of democratic reform movements in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Latin America