German Imperialism and the Social Democratic Party

German Politics

Reichstag refuses to extend Anti-Socialist Laws

25 January 1890

1890 Reichstag Elections

20 February 1890

19.7%

1893 Reichstag Elections

15 June 1893

23.3%

1898 Reichstag Elections

16 June 1898

27.2%

1903 Reichstag Elections

16 June 1903

31.7%

1907 Reichstag Elections

25 January 1907

29.0%

1912 Reichstag Elections

12 January 1912

34.8%

Colonial Expansion

Acquisition of Kamerun and Togoland

5 July 1884

Acquisition of German Southwest Africa

7 August 1884

Acquisition of German New Guinea

3 November 1884

Berlin Conference

15 November 1884 - 26 February 1885

Acquisition of German East Africa

27 February 1885

Heligoland-Zanzibar Treaty

1 July 1890

Acquisition of Tsingtao

6 March 1898

Herero Wars/ Herero and Nama genocide

Approx. 1904 - Approx. 1907

First Moroccan Crisis

March 1905 - May 1906

Maji Maji Rebellion

Approx. July 1905 - Approx. July 1907

Second Moroccan Crisis

April 1911 - November 1911