Bosnjak wrote:1872 established German Empire, under the lead of Prussia.
Parliamentary Monarchy, with 3 levels of voting depending of Tax-payment.
Germany got with this system the leading innovation power, (80% of worlds chemical industry f.e.)
Some describe it as military with society, not as society with military.
The power climb lead to competition with established powers like Britain, France, and Russia... which ended in WW1
The 3 class voting system lead to internal disunity.
What is your opinion?
I haven't heard "Military with society", though with the militaristic nature of the pre-unification Prussian history (starting with Teutonic Knights), I don't find it surprising.
Voting wasn't in their maturity back then, and in fact the 3 class system was found in France before the Revolution (I mean the États généraux).
Their histories helped prove that explicitly dividing the people into classes simply doesn't work, and even if it ought to be done, a more subtle way is needed.
Prussism, if it exists, was just one of the social experiments in or from Germany (Communism and Nazism were two of the others; while Protestantism was something before it)
Unfortunately, all these experiments (Prostestant, Prussism, Communism, Nazism...) ultimately led to chaos in the entire world
for the next 200 years. (Even the current melancholy of Hong Kong can be attributed to something from Britain [HK] vs something from Germany [Communist China])
Which somewhats make me feel complex, as Germany seems to have completed its voyage, and I do admire Germany as a nation and culture.