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Ch. 24 Nationalist Revolutions Sweep the west

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Conservatives
usually wealthy property owners and nobility
Liberals
most middle-class business leaders and merchants
Radicals
favored drastic change to extend democracy to the people as a whole
Nationalism
the belief that one's greatest loyalty should not be to a king or an empire but to a nation of people who share a common culture and history
Nation-State
a nation becomes this when it had it had its own independent government
Balkans
the region that includes all or part of present-day Greece, Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, and Turkey, and the former Yugoslavia
Louis-Napoleon
the emperor who built railroads, encouraged industrialization, and promoted an ambition program of public works
Alexander III
the son of Nicholas who decided to move Russia towards modernization and social change, he and his advisors believes that through reforms, Russia would compete with western Europe for world power
Camillo di Cavour
a wealthy, middle-aged aristocrat, who worked tirelessly to expand Piedmont-Sardinia's power, who was appointed to prime minister of King Emmanuel II
Giuseppe Garibaldi
a bold and romantic soldier, who led a small army of Italian nationalists to capture Italy
Red-Shirts
the people who always wore a bright red shirt in battle
Otto von Bismarck
a master of realpolitik, who was chosen by Wilhelm, to help him solve his problems with Parliament
Realpolitik
"the politics of reality"
Kaiser
an emperor