Civil Peace DBQ

Describe and analyze the changing views toward the concept of a “civil peace.” (Burgfrieden) in Germany from 1914 to 1918.

During the year 1914, Germany’s Reichstaf, or parliament, was putting forth two major efforts: mobilizing German troops into was as well as declaring Burgfrieden (civil peace) in an attempt to convert Germany into a powerful, unified nation with a forcible grip on this war. Throughout the duration of the Great War, 1914 to 1918, the overall attitude of the German people in response to this civil peace changed along with Germany’s status in the war- worse. In 1914, the first year of WWI and that the Burgfrieden was put into action, the German people reacted to the ...

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brothers, and then God will guide the German sword to victory!” (Doc. 1). This quotation is a direct parallel of the sense of unity the government was hoping would result from the Burgfrieden. It is easy to assume Wilhelm II’s speech was very biased, being that he was emperor at the time. His position as a political powerhouse was dependent on his country’s success in the Great War, so the more support he himself had from the people, the more support for the war he had as well. The crowd to ...

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