Asked by DianaHistory ๐Ÿ•Œ

Was Kaiser Wilhelm 2 a good ruler?

Profile picture

Shannon Diaz

I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

He was a fiasco. His inadequacy pulverized his realm. Conciliatory disappointment Bismarck left 2 bits of advice to his successors: - There are 5 noteworthy states in Europe. Continuously ensure that you have a place with the side that comprises of 3 states. - Dependably be on the indistinguishable side from Russia At WWI, Germany began at the very least conceivable circumstance. Battling together with Austria against GB, France, and Russia. Similarly, as though Bismarck had shown them nothing. The naval force disappointment Germany fabricated the naval force. Its boats were the best on the planet however its number of boats was too little to make it conceivable to challenge the Regal Naval force. - If Germany had not fabricated the naval force there would have been no WWI. GB would not have felt undermined by Germany. France would have stayed away from the war without the help of GB. Russia would have kept away from the war without the help of France. (This is the 3+2 amusement that Bismarck was alluding to) - If Germany had not had the naval force, they would have won WWI. The naval force cost a fortune to assemble. On the off chance that those assets had been spent in the armed force there would have been a legitimate barrier in the east to hold off the Russians while France would have been crushed. At that point for what reason did they construct the naval force? To help the self-assurance of Wilhelm II

Shannon also answered

Asked in History ๐Ÿ•Œ

ASKED BY IVANNA

HISTORY ๐Ÿ•Œ

In the book things Fall Apart by Chinaโ€™s Achebe how was Okonkwo wrong in participating in the killing of Ikemefuna?

In โ€œThings Fall Apartโ€ by Chinua Achebe, Okonkwo is told through Ogbuefi Ezeudu that the Oracle has decreed that Ikemefuna be killed. Ezeudu also ca...

ASKED BY SELINA

HISTORY ๐Ÿ•Œ

Why was Kristalnacht so significant?

Kristallnacht was the โ€˜Night of Broken Glassโ€™ as Nazi party paramilitary forces and civilians destroyed Jewish businesses and synagogues in November...

ASKED BY RICHARD

HISTORY ๐Ÿ•Œ

In the early 1900s, what did it mean for cities to be "dry"?

The sale and consumption of alchohol was prohibited.

ASKED BY SARAH

HISTORY ๐Ÿ•Œ

What were some of Deng Xiaoping's economic reforms?

Deng Xiaoping broadly introduced market elements to the Chinese economy. He was particularly inspired by the economic model used in Singapore. More ...

ASKED BY TIM

HISTORY ๐Ÿ•Œ

Why did most of the combat on the Western Front in World War I take place in a relatively small area?

Hey Tim, Interesting this is actually a bit of a myth! World war 1 saw combat across the world with battles in Asia, Africa, Northern Italy, Russia ...

ASKED BY MAX

HISTORY ๐Ÿ•Œ

What action on November 11, 1918, brought World War I to an end?

An armistice negotiated between the Allied Powers and Germany. This was in the effect a ceasefire between the two sides - the conflict didnโ€™t formal...

ASKED BY JOE

HISTORY ๐Ÿ•Œ

What was the first country to be founded?

San Marino a microstate within a state surrounded by Italy was founded in 301 AD. It founded originally as a monastery and sits on top of Monte Teti...

ASKED BY ABIGAIL

HISTORY ๐Ÿ•Œ

What are the similarities between the American Revolution and Vietnam war?

Hello Abigail, To start with both wars involved one side trying to use standard war strategies while the other side used the landscape and environme...

ASKED BY ELIZABETH

HISTORY ๐Ÿ•Œ

How did oliver feel at the Sowerberrys house (from the book oliver twist )?

Oliver is taken in by Mr Sowerberry who is a likeable man. Having moved out of the workhouse, this was sure to be a relief for Oliver. However, Mrs ...

ASKED BY ANNIE

HISTORY ๐Ÿ•Œ

What was SILENT CINEMA? Why was the term somewhat misleading?

It was a genre of film that had no audible dialogue and the term can be seen as misleading because a lot of the time, the films would not actually b...

Find me a tutor

We take your privacy seriously. View our policy.