THE FOUNDING OF THE ZOLLVEREIN, 1828–1833
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By securing the adhesion of Hesse-Cassel to her customs system Prussia at last forged a link between her two groups of provinces. Hanover and her allies protested that Hesse-Cassel, by joining Prussia, had broken the treaty by which she had become a member of the Middle Union and the matter was brought before the Diet of the Germanic Confederation. Hanover also tried to induce the Diet to take up once more the question of carrying out Article 19 of the Federal Constitution. But the Diet again failed to playa decisive part in the promotion of German economic unity.