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1

When was Caprivi in power?

1890-94

2

When was Hohenloe in power?

1894-1900

3

When was Bulow in power?

1900-09

4

When was Bethmann-Hollweg in power?

1909-17

5

The voting strength of which parties decreased in the Reichstag after 1890?

Conservatives, Free Conservatives, National Liberals

6

How many seats did the centre party consistantly win until 1912?

Between 90 and 110

7

The Wilhelmian era saw the rise of which party?

SPD

8

Which law lapsing liberated the SPD and when?

Anti-socialist law that lapsed in 1890

9

The SPD won what % of the vote in 1893 compared to 1912?

1893 won 11%- 1912 won 28% becoming th largest party in the RS

10

What types of socialism divided the SPD?

Marxist Programme and democratic socialism

11

What amount of seats did the Conservatives have in 1890 compared with 1912?

73 in 1890 - 43 in 1912

12

Name an economic lobby group

The Agrarian League

13

Name 3 Nationalist pressure groups

th Pan-German League, the Navy League and the Colonial society

14

What was the voting system used called?

The 3 class voting system

15

By 1913 how many people were in the army?

800,000

16

In 1913 how many army officers of colonel rank were aristocrats?

Over half

17

How rapidly did the Population of germany grow (give figures)?

1890 just under 50 million - 1914 almost 68 million

18

How much did Germany's productivity capacity increase between 1870 and 1913 compared with Britain?

Britians doubled, Germany's increased by eight fold

19

What two German firms dominated the electrical industry across the world?

AEG and Siemens

20

How much coal had Germany mined by 1914?

A quater of the worlds coal

21

Number of German enrolements at uni from 1890 to 1914

1890=28,000 1914=60,000

22

How many cartels exsisted in 1875 compared with 1905?

1875= 8 cartels, 1905= 366 cartels

23

How much did employment drop in agriculture between 1882 and 1907?

1882= 42% 1907=34%

24

How did German imports rise from 1880 to 1913?

Rose from 2.8 billion marks to 10.8 billion marks

25

How did German exports rise from 1880 to 1913?

Rose from 2.9 billion marks to 10.1 billion marks in the same period