Following the First Republic, Austrofascism tried to keep Austria independent from the German Reich.Engelbert Dollfuss accepted that Austrians were Germans but wanted Austria to remain independent from a largely Protestant Germany.This serial property of 111 small individual sites encompasses the remains of prehistoric pile-dwelling (or stilt house) settlements in and around the Alps built from around 5000 to 500 B. Description is available under license CC-BY-SA IGO 3.0 Ce bien en série regroupe 111 sites où se trouvent des vestiges d'établissements préhistoriques palafittiques (sur pilotis) dans et autour des Alpes. J.-C., ils sont situés sur les bords de lacs, de rivières ou de terres marécageuses. Excavations, only conducted in some of the sites, have yielded evidence that provides insight into life in prehistoric times during the Neolithic and Bronze Age in Alpine Europe and the way communities interacted with their environment. The settlements are a unique group of exceptionally well-preserved and culturally rich archaeological sites, which constitute one of the most important sources for the study of early agrarian societies in the region.The history of Austria covers the history of Austria and its predecessor states, from the early Stone Age to the present state.The name Ostarrîchi (Austria) has been in use since 996 AD when it was a margravate of the Duchy of Bavaria and from 1156 an independent duchy (later archduchy) of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation (Heiliges Römisches Reich 962–1806).
The Thirty Years War, the influence of the Kingdom of Sweden and Kingdom of France, the rise of the Kingdom of Prussia, and the Napoleonic invasions all weakened the power of the Emperor in the north of Germany, but in the south, and in non-German areas of the Empire, the Emperor and Catholicism maintained control.وهذه المساكن التي توجد 56 منها في الأراضي السويسرية عبارة عن مجموعة فريدة من المواقع الأثرية حافظت على خصائصها على نحو متميز وتمثل بفضل تراثها الثقافي الغني أحد أهم المصادر لدراسة مجتمعات الفلاحين الأولى التي سكنت في المنطقة.source: UNESCO/ERI Description is available under license CC-BY-SA IGO 3.0 Este sitio comprende 111 lugares con vestigios de asentamientos humanos prehistóricos en palafitos, esto es, viviendas edificadas sobre pilotes. From the time of the Reformation, many northern German princes, resenting the authority of the Emperor, used Protestantism as a flag of rebellion. The territory of Austria covers 83,879 km The origins of modern-day Austria date back to the time of the Habsburg dynasty, when the vast majority of the country was a part of the Holy Roman Empire.After the defeat of France in the 1870-1 Franco-Prussian War, Austria was excluded from the new German Empire, although in the following decades, its politics, and its foreign policy, increasingly converged with those of the Prussian-led Empire.