- the conflict between the German imperial government and the Roman Catholic Church from 1872 or 1873 until 1886, chiefly over the control of education and ecclesiastical appointments.
Origin of Kulturkampf
Examples from the Web for kulturkampf
But my unilateral declaration of an end to the kulturkampf was depressingly naive.Warning: This Column Will Offend You
April 28, 2014
The campaign, after all, needs to stroke its still-wary base without openly associating with passionate cries for Kulturkampf.In Values Voter Speech, Ryan Defies Campaign Messaging on Abortion
September 14, 2012
In other words, he has to run a kulturkampf campaign, at least to some extent.Michael Tomasky on What Will Happen When Romney Gets Desperate
September 11, 2012
The "Kulturkampf," as such, had come to an end before the beginning of my reign.The Kaiser's Memoirs
William II, German Emperor
In the Kulturkampf his position was the exact antithesis to that of Bismarck.
His part in the Kulturkampf, we shall review in the succeeding paragraphs.
The Chancellor could declare, in 1877, that the Kulturkampf was then at its zenith.
The Kulturkampf banished them from their native land and they had to continue their labors in exile.The Jesuits, 1534-1921
Thomas J. Campbell
- the struggle of the Prussian state against the Roman Catholic Church (1872–87), which took the form of laws designed to bring education, marriage, etc, under the control of the state
Word Origin and History for kulturkampf
1879, originally in reference to the struggle between the German government and the Catholic Church over control of educational and ecclesiastical appointments, 1872-86, German, literally "struggle for culture," from Kultur + Kampf "combat, fight, struggle," from Latin campus "field, battlefield" (see campus).