Congress of Vienna
RUSSIA: Polish territory, Finland
PRUSSIA: 2/5 of Saxony, Swedish Pomerania, Territory in the Rhineland
AUSTRIA: sans belgium, Gained italian states, Dominated german confederation
SPAIN: Bourbon king
BRITAIN: Colonial posessions, French & Dutch colonial possessions
François-René de Chateaubriand
-French writer, politician, diplomat and historian.
-the founder of Romanticism in French literature.
Goals of the Congress of Vienna
-ensure that France would not become an aggressor
-Restore the BOP
-France needs to compensate
-Restore legitimacy to the throne
Main guys at the congress of vienna
Castlereigh - Britain
Austria - Metternich
Prussia - Hardenberg
Russia - Alexander I
France - Talleyrand
the germany that was decided upon in the congress of vienna
-german states, austria, prussia ( http://bit.ly/yTLZCz )
laws in england that protected corn & cereal producers in england from less expensive foreign imports
(1819) protesters got shot. they wanted parliamentary representation and the corn acts made them mad because corn was just too dang expensive.
after the peterloo massacre, the government reacted with these and severely restricted the rights of the English people.
-Stability & longevity, not progress and change, mark a good society.
-The only legitimate sources of political authority were God and history.
-They rejected the "social contract" theory.
-Conservatives believed that self-interests do not lead to social harmony, but to social conflict.
-Denounced individualism and natural rights.
-The Moscow Regiment wont take oath & they hate Nicholas I
-First Russian Rebellion to have specific political goals
-Nicholas II is the ultimate reactionary.
-europeans saw it as their duty to help the greeks (ancient greek culture super important in the renaissance)
-The Eastern Question & The Ottomans
Two Sicilies Revolution of 1821
Two sicilies & Piedmont sardinia band together and try to unite italy
-crushed by austria, FAIL
Limited royal power.
Granted legislative power.
Protected civil rights.
Upheld the Napoleon Code.
-lessen bourgeois influence
-limit voting rights
-church in charge of education
-repayed nobles who lost land in revolution
Charles X got mad when the liberals won, so he..
-dissolved entire parlaiment
-changed voting laws to ensure a conservative victory.
-doubles eligible voters, property qualifications
-no censorship of press
-king ruled by people, pas Dieu!
-La Bande Tricouleure!
-ignored workers in the cities
-had to crush some rebellions
Belgian Revolution of 1830
-leopold I put on throne (saxe coburg)
Flora Tristan (1803-1844) was a socialist writer and activist. She was also one of the founders of modern feminism.
Polish Revolt of 1830
-poland is split between radicals and moderates;; unsuccessful
The February Revolutions
-louis philippe is fat and everyone hates him
-they use banquets to protest
-louis says no banquets guys
Second French Republic
-An elected president
-one house legislature
President Louis Napoleon
-disbanded national assembly
-used force against dissenters
-declared the emperor in 1851.. oh lord
Daniel O' Connell
-an Irish political leader
-He campaigned for Catholic Emancipation
—the right for Catholics to sit in the Westminster Parliament, denied for over 100 years
—repeal of the Act of Union which combined Great Britain and Ireland.
-prominent Whig politician
-Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1830 to 1834, -Great Reform Act of 1832.
Reform Act of 1832
-gave seats to large cities
-got rid of "rotten bouroughs"
-more people can vote
-conservative english prime minister
-police force -- "Bobbies" "Peelers"
-repealed corn acts
-creation of conservative party
hungarian revolutionary leader
austrian & russian armies defeated the hungarians
Frederick Wilhelm IV
anti-liberal, arthurian romantic
relied on Junker support
German National Assembly established in Frankfürt
-made up of mostly middle class
-Habsburgs or Hohenzollerns?
less radical socialists who want everyone to just have the basics provided by the government
The Romantic Era was the emotional reaction to the logical Enlightenment. Volksgeist.
England- Shelley, Wordsworth, Blake, Byron, Keats, Coleridge, Sir Walter Scott
France- Hugo, Chateaubriand
Germany- Goethe, Herder, Schiller, Schlegal, Brothers Grimm
Basic generalization from country to country.
-Popular among businessmen and professionals.
-Freedom of the press
-Support of revolution.
-Interested in land.
-Advocated laissez faire
WHO- Adam Smith, physiocrats
-Hated war and established churches
-limited government involvement
-rule of law & due process
-universal manhood suffrage
-liberties of man (religion, speech, press, assembly, and free markets)
Radicals (England)/ Republicans (France)
-Working class leaders
-But as soon as they got the vote, they became Classical Liberals (confusing)
-Went to the root of the problem and sought reform, radically.
-Conscious heirs of the French Revolution
-Hated the church and the Old Regime
English author, jurist, philosopher, and legal and social reformer. He became a leading theorist in Anglo-American philosophy of law, and a political radical whose ideas influenced the development of welfarism. He is best known for his advocacy of utilitarianism and animal rights, and the idea of the panopticon.
-il a pas de la tête
Shared all the radical/republican opinions, but wanted to reform the economy. They thought everyone should have the basic necessities of life. Why bother worrying about elections if people are starving?
Built a model community, New Lanark. This company-based commune system lasted until the 1950s. The problem was that Robert Owen was tyrannically Puritan, so New Lanark failed. So Owen moved to America and formed another one.
Most politically active. Created social workshops. The workers' labor was for themselves by themselves. The bourgeoisie disliked Blanc for catering o the workers. Involved in the 1848 Revolution.
Doctrinaire thinker; he lived in the world of ideas that weren't concrete. He thought in principle, not practicality. Believed society could be organized into groups of exactly 1,600 people.
Things that the Communist League Wanted:
-Give everyone GUNS!
-Progressive income taxes
-State-owned railroads, banks, etc.
Marx borrowed ideas from. Thought that history is an unfolding of ideas- Thesis vs. Antithesis= Synthesis.
Reaction towards forced internationalism (by Napoleon)
-Initially anti-French and anti-autocratic
-GERMANY!!! Deutschland ist die höchste aller Nationen. Volksgeist!