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men. They then besieged Paris till starvation forced the French to give in, and to accept very hard conditions in order to obtain peace. Besides giving up to Prussia the province of Alsace and Lorraine, they had to pay immense sums of money to their conquerors.

All the small states of Germany have chosen to belong to the King of Prussia, who is now called the Emperor of Germany.

The second son of the King of Italy is King of Spain.

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