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Unformatted text preview: coalitions/alliances against the rogue nation. Germany is now a threat (need for counterbalance). * Holding the balance of power - If a member of an alliance is more needed by its alliance, and it needs them, then that country HOLDS THE BALANCE IN PLACE. * Each nation tries to throw its weight where it is needed most. * Down the road, a whole philosophy is developed => **** Real Politik- "You're going to do what you have to do in order to stay in power, doing whatever is in the best interest of the nation" **** * New threat: King Louis (France) -** Do whatever necessary to stop new threat * Balance of Power is an issue - The Dutch Nation orchestrates an alliance system against King Louis...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course HIST-MASH AP Europea taught by Professor Achenbach during the Fall '06 term at Allegheny.
- Fall '06
- AP European History