The Constitution of the German Empire (German: Verfassung des Deutschen Reiches) was the basic law of the German Empire of 1871-1918, from 16 April 1871, coming into effect on 4 May 1871. German historians often refer to it as Bismarck's imperial constitution , in German the Bismarcksche Reichsverfassung (BRV).
The Reichstag (German: [ˈʁaɪçstaːk] ()) of the German Empire was Germany's lower house of parliament from 1871 to 1918. Within the governmental structure of the Reich, it represented the national and democratic element alongside the federalism of the Bundesrat and the monarchic and bureaucratic element of the executive, embodied in the Reich chancellor.
Manhattan [mænˈhætn] ist einer der fünf Stadtbezirke der Stadt New York City und deckt sich mit New York County.Die Insel Manhattan liegt an der Mündung des Hudson River und wird von diesem im Westen, vom East River im Osten und vom Harlem River im Nordosten umflossen.
The legacy of the empire consists e.g., in the experience of general all-German elections in 1848, the constitution of 1849. The modern German navy celebrates June 14th as its anniversary because of the 1848 parliament decision to create a fleet. The flag adopted by the empire by law in November 1848, is the flag of modern Germany (black-red-gold
The navy remained the same as that operated by the empire's predecessor organisation in the unification of Germany, the North German Confederation, which itself in 1867 had inherited the navy of the Kingdom of Prussia. Article 53 of the new Empire's constitution recognised the existence of the Navy as an independent organisation, but until 1888 it was commanded by army officers and initially ...
German Empire. The German Empire consisted of 25 states: four kingdoms, six grand duchies, five duchies, seven principalities and three Hanseatic cities.In addition, the house order of the Hohenzollern principalities, although the states themselves had been annexed by Prussia, continued to be awarded in the imperial era.
On the same day, the new Constitution of the German Confederation came into force, thereby significantly extending the federal German lands to the newly created German Empire.    The Day of the founding of the German Empire , January 18, became a day of celebration, marking when the Prussian King William I was proclaimed German Emperor in Versailles .