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Congress of Vienna

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Congress of Vienna
September 1814, reestablish balance of power amongst countries of Europe and have peace between the nations, kept peace for 40 years
Quadruple Alliance
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
Conservatism
idea used by the leaders of CoV, create changes without overthrowing the government, there was nothing wrong with change or improvements
France
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
Dutch Republic
united with Austrian Netherlands to Netherlands under House of Orange
Russia
keeps Finland and effective control over Poland
Prussia
given much of Saxony and important parts of Westphalia and the Rhine Province
Austria
given back most of lost territory, received land lost in Germany and Italy
Britain
Embargo placed by Napoleon expires and receive trade by sea back