The Congress o f Vienna and European Revolutionary Movements 1821-1830. Europe in 1812. The Congress of Vienna (September 1, 1814 – June 9, 1815). Main Objectives. It’s job was to undo everything that Napoléon had done:
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European Revolutionary Movements 1821-1830
The Congress of Vienna(September 1, 1814 – June 9, 1815)
Key Players at Vienna
Foreign Minister, Viscount Castlereagh (Br.)
Tsar Alexander I (Rus.)
The “Host”Prince Klemens von Metternich (Aus.)
King Frederick William III (Prus.)
Foreign Minister, Charles Maurice de Tallyrand (Fr.)
Key Principles Established at Vienna
Changes Made at Vienna
Congress of Vienna was criticized for ignoring the liberal & nationalist aspirations of so many peoples.
The leading statesmen at Vienna underestimated the new nationalism (or the principle of nationalities) and liberalism generated by the French Revolution.
Not until the unification of Germany in 1870-71 was the balance of power upset.
Not until World War I did Europe have another general war.
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