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Honoré Daumier, "The New Gulliver" (1866)  This cartoon by the French artist Honoré Daumier (1810-1879) takes aim at the Prussian annexations of Hanover, Frankfurt am Main, parts of Hesse, and other northern German territories after the Austro-Prussian War of 1866.

Honoré Daumier, "The New Gulliver" (1866) This cartoon by the French artist Honoré Daumier (1810-1879) takes aim at the Prussian annexations of Hanover, Frankfurt am Main, parts of Hesse, and other northern German territories after the Austro-Prussian War of 1866.

Southern Germany and the North German Confederation  the cartoon’s caption is more than a little ironic: “In the end, the South Germans, too, will join; we are obviously still too liberal for them!” In fact, to southern Germans, Bismarck’s imposition of the Prussian “system” on the federal states (Saxony, Hanover, etc.) that had been forced to join the North German Confederation seemed to offer only higher taxes, broader conscription, and stricter censorship.

Southern Germany and the North German Confederation the cartoon’s caption is more than a little ironic: “In the end, the South Germans, too, will join; we are obviously still too liberal for them!” In fact, to southern Germans, Bismarck’s imposition of the Prussian “system” on the federal states (Saxony, Hanover, etc.) that had been forced to join the North German Confederation seemed to offer only higher taxes, broader conscription, and stricter censorship.

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