Nationalism is an extreme feeling of pride and superiority in ones country. It is often credited with uniting a country, and making a country stronger. Such immense feelings of pride often cause negative effects. Germany is an example of a country that often showed signs of nationalism throughout history. The first signs of German nationalism were apparent with the unification of Germany which then lead to cause one of the world most extreme fascist movements, Nazism.
The unification of Germany occurred in the late nineteenth century. Previous to it's unification, Germany was made up of a wide array of smaller German speaking states. Otto Von Bismarck is credited with being the "father of German