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					  The Wilhelmine Era
History 323 / Feb. 25, 2013
The Congress of Berlin, 1878
German colonies in Africa: Togo, Cameroon,
      Southwest Africa, Tanganyika
       Wilhelm II
(1859-1941; r. 1890-1918)
            Paul Kruger
          and the Boer War

   (click here for the text of the “Kruger
Telegram,” sent by Wilhelm II to Kruger on
                Jan. 3, 1896)
Wilhelm II delivers his “Hun speech,” July 1900
  (click here for a newspaper account of his comments)
Admiral Alfred (von)
      Tirpitz
  State Secretary of the
 Imperial Naval Office,
       1897-1916
HMS Dreadnought (1906)
The Panther, the ship that sailed into Agadir
The Kiel Canal (completed 1895)
Route of the Kiel Canal
 (labeled in blue as the
“Nord-Ostsee-Kanal”)
The Schlieffen Plan
 (introduced 1905)
Heinrich von
 Treitschke
(1834-1896)
The Wilhelm I statue at the
“Deutsches Eck,” Koblenz
The Bismarck memorial, Berlin
The Bismarck memorial,
       Hamburg
   (completed 1906)
The Battle of
 the Nations
 monument,
   Leipzig
 (completed
    1913)
Inside the Leipzig monument
Navy League postcard
        Heinrich Class
         (1868-1953)

        President of the
      Pan-German League,
          1908-1939

Author, If I were the Kaiser (1912)
    Friedrich Nietzsche
        (1844-1900)

         Major Books
  The Birth of Tragedy (1872)
    The Gay Science (1882)
 Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1883)
 Beyond Good and Evil (1886)
The Genealogy of Morals (1887)

				
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