April 7th in German History: The Algeciras Conference and the Attack on Munster

Today is the anniversary of two important events in German history. The earlier one occurred in 1906. On April 7th of that year the Algeciras Conference ended when Germany, Britain, France, the US, Russia, Italy, Austria-Hungary, and several other nations signed the last act of the Algeciras Conference. The Act provided for the creation ofContinue reading “April 7th in German History: The Algeciras Conference and the Attack on Munster”

March 31st in German History: The First Moroccan Crisis

One topic that often receives little attention in American history courses are the crises that preceded the First World War but were resolved. The most important of these crises was the Agadir Crisis of 1911 which saw France and Germany clash over France’s Moroccan expansion. That crisis, though, was only the last of multiple MoroccanContinue reading “March 31st in German History: The First Moroccan Crisis”