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Wilhelm II was a frequent visitor to Britain when he was young as lots of his relatives were members of the British royal family. His grandmother was Queen Victoria of Britain, his uncle was King Edward VII and his cousin was the future King George V.

Growing up he would have seen the richness of the British Empire and it was only natural to try to emulate this for his own country.

Germany did obtain an empire in Africa and the western Pacific but not as large as Wilhelm wanted. The Great Naval Race of the early 1900s was an extension of his need to do better than his relatives by trying to build more battleships than the British Royal Navy had.

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Because they colinised France

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