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German History: Kaiserreich to Versailles

September 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - February 21, 2019 @ 9:00 pm

Explore the history of the Kaiserreich (German Empire or 2nd Reich) of Otto von Bismarck and Kaiser Wilhelm I & II from the ecstasy of unification (1871) to the agony of defeat at Versailles (1919). Examine the Kaiserreich as Kulturnation, the science, philosophy, music and literature that not only made this epoch so remarkable but portentous for the years which lie ahead. Study the geo-political chain of events which lead to tragic defeat in WWI and national humiliation at Versailles. An interesting, insightful, visually oriented Power Point presentation history will buffs enjoy.

Syllabus for Kaiserreich to Versailles Sept 2018.pdf


September 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
February 21 @ 9:00 pm
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DANK Haus German American Cultural Center
4740 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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