Reading a great history of the German Empire, “Blood and Iron,” by ⁦@hoyer_kat⁩ and came across a passage that sounds a bit like today’s US Senate and Electoral College.

Jan 14, 2022 · 11:21 PM UTC

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You’ve inspired me to add to my reading list
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Replying to @GlennKesslerWP
I'm so glad you're finding it relevant!
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Otto von Bismarck is always relevant
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yep the Iron Chancellor incorporated some aspects of the US Constitution to the Imperial German in 1870 in Versailles
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This relates to a longstanding, universal problem in political redistricting: Without a one person/one vote requirement to enforce equity, rural opposition stifles needed redistricting accommodation of urban growth. British, Japanese history provide two key examples
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