• Zollverein

    it dismanteld tarriff barriers between many German states
  • Otto von Bismarck

    King William I made him chancellor, or prime minister.
  • austro-prussian war

    lasted 7 weeks and ended in a desisve prusssian victory
  • franco prussian war

    a growing rivery between the two nations
  • king william i

    made bismarck prime minister