Nationalism and the Emergence of the Modern State. From Hegel to Hamas. What are the fundamental features of nationalism?. Individual lives depend on the fate of the national body!!. Loyalty to the nation-state. Attachment to local traditions. ANYTHING ELSE??. Living and active
What are the fundamental features of nationalism?
depend on the fate of
the national body!!
Loyalty to the
Living and active
A state of mind
of the state
How has the definition of nationalism changed over time?
“Hamas responds to all questions related to the life of the citizens -- not only in case of confrontation but also in the political, economic, social, health, and internal-relations fields. This movement has proved that it is one organic unit.”
“Substantial unity is an absolute unmoved end in itself, in which freedom comes into its supreme right. On the other hand this final end has supreme right against the individual, whose supreme duty is to be a member of the state.”
WHERE IS NATIONALISM HEADED??
and I want more!
Why did a growing sense of nationalism develop among European peoples in the 19th century?
The Congress of Vienna
introduces free thinking
The French Revolution & Napoleonic Wars
The Industrial Revolution
aids in the rise of the middle class
and I want more!
How did nationalism influence the development of new nations in 19th century Europe?
Europe - 1815
Europe - 1914
1831 – Belgium!
1878 – Serbia??
1821 – Greece!
1861 – Italy!
What potential problems might a territory encounter during unification?
What are the major events and who are the key leaders associated with Italian unification?
Camillo di Cavour
But was it really that simple??
“In laboring according to true principles for our country we are laboring for humanity; our country is the fulcrum of the lever which we have to wield for the common good. If we give up this fulcrum, we run the risk of becoming useless to our country and to humanity. Before associating ourselves with the Nations which compose humanity, we must exist as a Nation.”
What are the major events and who are the key leaders associated with German unification?
Battle of Mars-la-Tour
Otto von Bismarck
How did nationalism affect the creation of new social and political groups in 19th-century Germany?
How were each of these groups related to one another?
1871 Proclamation of the German Empire
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The Hall of Mirrors, Palace of Versailles
January 18, 1871
King Wilhelm I & Otto von Bismarck:
Who wears the pants?
I’m King of the World!
Wait, uh, chancellor? Now I’m really confused…
The less people know about how sausages and laws are made, the better they’ll sleep at night.
What is militarism?
How did Bismarck embody militarism?
What does Bismarck’s militarism suggest about his political beliefs?
What do these quotations suggest Bismarck thought about the German people?
Not through speeches and majority decisions will the great questions of the day be decided, but by blood and iron.
Why would George W. Bush fail Realpolitik 101?
Otto von Bismarck’s Report Card