5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- When was Alexander II assasinated and by who? What did it cause?
- What were negative results of nationalism?
- Why did Alexander II's abolition of serfdom only go halfway?
- Who were radicals and what did they believe?
- Name two examples of composers who used popular legends and melodies into their works.
- a Radicals were those that favored drastic change to extend democracy to all people. They believed that governments should practice the ideals of the French Revolution - liberty, quality, and brotherhood.
- b Czech composer Antonin Dvorak and Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg.
- c 1) It forced assimilation of minority cultures into a nation's majority culture, 2) it caused ethnic cleansing, such as in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1990s, 3) it caused the rise of extreme nationalistic movements, such as Nazism, 4) it caused the competition between nations that led to warfare.
- d Peasant communities - rather than individual peasants - received about half the farmland in the country; nobles kept the other half. The government paid the nobles for their land, but on the other hand, each peasant community had 49 years to pay the government for the land it had not recieved. So while legally the serfs were free the debt still tied them down to the land.
- e 1881 by terrorists; it caused political and social reforms to stop.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Liberals were mostly middle class business leaders and merchants who wanted to give more power to elected parliaments, but only the educated and landowners could vote.
- 1848 - it called for a parliament and a strong president to be elected by the people.
- In 1827, a combined Russian, British, and French fleet destroyed the Ottoman fleet in support for the Greeks.
- Liberty, equality, and brotherhood
- teachers, lawyers, business people.
5 True/False questions
When did Louis-Napoleon become emperor, and what title did he take? → After almost 18 years of rule he fell from favor, due to a Paris mob overturning the monarchy and creating a republic.
Who were the only nation-states in Europe as of 1815? → Culture, History, Language, Territory, Nationality, and Religion.
What was Prince Klemens von Metternich trying to restore vis the Congress of Vienna? → the old monarchies and territorial divisions that had existed before the French Revolution.
When did Alexander II abolish serfdom in Russia? With what document freeing 20 million serfs? → 1881 by terrorists; it caused political and social reforms to stop.
Even though revolution was frowned upon during the time period, why did the Europeans support the Greeks? → Many respected and loved their culture and that they were able to maintain it even though they were rulled by the Ottomans.