Congress of Vienna
September 1814, reestablish balance of power amongst countries of Europe and have peace between the nations, kept peace for 40 years
Great Britain, Austria, Prussia, Russia
Prince Metternich of Austria
CoV leader, guided by principle of legitimacy which was to restore legitimate monarchs who would preserve traditional institutions, his plan failed
idea used by the leaders of CoV, create changes without overthrowing the government, there was nothing wrong with change or improvements
represented in CoV by Talleyrand, respected even though wasn't supposed to be, deprived of all land conquered by Napoleon, restored under the rule of Louis XVIII
united with Austrian Netherlands to Netherlands under House of Orange
keeps Finland and effective control over Poland
given much of Saxony and important parts of Westphalia and the Rhine Province
given back most of lost territory, received land lost in Germany and Italy
Embargo placed by Napoleon expires and receive trade by sea back
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