The German Constitution



I The Concept of the State

II History and Critique of the Constitution of the German Empire

1. The Armed Forces
2. Finance
3. Territory of the Empire
4. Jurisdiction
5. Religion
6. The Power of the Estates
7. The Independence of the Estates
8. The Formation of National States
9. The Politics of the Two Great German Powers
10. Freedom of Citizens and Estates

III Proposals for Constitutional Reform

Written: 1798-1802. Source: G.W.F.Hegel. Political Writings, Cambridge University Press, translated by H B Nisbet, 1999.