Germany: echoes of the revolt, acceptance of requests for abolishing feudal remnants, replaced governments, accepted programs constitution.
- Insurrection and reforms in Prussia:
15.3 Friedrich Wilhelm IV reacted with caution, I accept that a special diet prepare a constitution and accepted universal suffrage for the election of the diet and showed him not to refuse an application popular because he took on the leadership of the popular movement, gain time and gathered around if a strong court party.
November: believed to be strong, she calls the troops and then walked away and dissolved the Constituent Assembly.
December: he granted to his will a constitution
Greater freedom for subjects
Autonomous legislative power in two rooms (high: members by right of inheritance or royal appointment - low: elected members)
The next election law which was still recognized the universal suffrage voters divided into three classes, was if the vote of the wealthy class stronger.
The Frankfurt Parliament: from May 1848 to June 1849 (it was a manifestation of public opinion rather than a political force).
It gathered the assembly composed of representatives of all German states and intended to establish the boundaries of a united Germany and prepare the constitution.
Two possible solutions: 1) Kleindeutsch (small-German): Prussia and other states Minor
2) Grassdeutsch (big-German) Austrian provinces where at least one German population.
In fact, the Parliament did not enjoy the favor of either Prussia or Austria.