HistoryNotes-12-8-05 - History Notes - 12/8/05 * Diplomatic...

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Unformatted text preview: History Notes - 12/8/05 * Diplomatic Revolution * * Reversal of alliances * * 7 Years War * * Background Causes::: * Everyone trying to gang up on Maria Teresa * Everyone trying to gang up on Prussia * Maria Teresa trying to reclaim Cilesia * Strategies are in place * War of Partition- Everyone attacking Prussia * The rest of the war is a struggle for wealth and power- control of America * Colonies - French and Indian War * Prussia, Great Britain, Austria, France, Russia, Spain, Saxony, and Sweden * Hollanzollerans and Hapsburgs are still at war… * Frederick the Great- Instead of waiting to be attacked, he's going to attack (Frederick II) * Prussia - Efficient military state * Threat of attack - whipped up German nationalism * Concept of duty , honor , and obedience , discipline * Prussian military into action = Invades Saxony - 1756 - *Is able to claim a significant victory in the Battle of Robach- Defeated the French * Battle of Leuthen- Defeats the Austrians at this battle * Then defeats the Russians at the Battle of Zoiandorf *...
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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.

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HistoryNotes-12-8-05 - History Notes - 12/8/05 * Diplomatic...

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