In 1848 Germany was divided into 38 states. 16 of the 38 decided to unite which later would become the Confederation of the Rhine. This event was an example of division and also unifying because what we now call Germany, was divided into states but 16 became unified.
In 1850, Bismarck was gaining power and control of what we now call Germany which at the time was Prussia. He ended up unifying Germany with the military he built. This was an example of unifying because he brought Germany together through his blood and iron movement.
With the role of Bismarck and Prussia's economic and military strength Germany was finally unified. There was a final decline of Austria so Germany was up and strong. This is unifying to them because they came together.
In 1877 there was a rebellion with the samurai fighting against the Meiji government. They fought because of the change in their society's social order. This was a dividing event because it was a war against social structures.
In 1889 the Meiji constitution brought modernization to Japan. This included trading with other countries to help. This was a unifying event because the constitution brought westernization with Japanese culture.
Here in 1895 Japan was in war with China fighting over who gets control over the Korean Peninsula. Japan won because of their strong military at the time also with the help of their western weapons. This was a unifying even for Japan because they just won a way and were seen as the strongest country in Asia.
Victor Ochoa launched a revolutionary movement against Diaz who is president of Mexico at the time. He was the first Mexican American to do this. This was both Unifying and dividing for Mexico because some agreed while otehrs didn't.
Troops on Troops
Alot happens in 1911. Madero's troops launched an attack on federal troops in Juarez, Mexico. This went on for 3 days. They both wanted a change but they disagreed on what. This event was also both dividing and unifying because it brought individuals together to fight for what they believed in but the two were against each other.
In 1917 a new Mexican Constitution was drafted ehich was unifying because finally there was going to be new rules set in place. Many were happy to see this event finally come to them after years of a long revolution.