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CofC history 102- - Hohenzollern famous royal family that ruled Brandenburg Prussia and the German Empire Louis Philippe The last king of france

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Hohenzollern - famous royal family that ruled Brandenburg, Prussia, and the German Empire Louis Philippe – The last king of france. Became king after Charles X fled in the relvolution of 1830. fled in the French revolution of 1848 Zollverein – The german customs union, a system designed to eliminate the current system where each domain would charge there own tariffs, by creating a unified tariff system where the profits were split between members. Vital to German Industrialization. (1834) Agricultural revolution – period when agriculture, particulary in England, went through significant changes and increased crop yield. Occurred because increased European population required an increase in agricultural output and in England the unavailability of land forced them to increase their efficiency to compensate. An essential factor in the industrial revolution. Mid 1700’s till late 18 th century Louis blanc – headed the luxembourg commission, a worker-employer commission. It did nothing more than deflect workers attention from the problems with the provisional government 1811 - 1832 Laissez Faire – “let it be” idea put fourth by the physiocrats. It referres to the fact that the government should not interfere with economic activities and commerce. Late 1700’s The Wealth of Nations – Book written by adam smith in 1776. defends free market economy and puts fourth three main concepts of a free market. People act in self intrest, division of labor, free trade Jeremy Bentham – british philosopher who founded utilitarianism, believed that government could help through limited and scientific intervention, and that they should interfere with liberties only in the pursuit of social harmony late 1700s to early 1800s David Ricardo – Wrote Principles of Political Econemy and Taxation 1772-1823 “Iron Law of Wages” – theory proposed by david Ricardo that wages would stabilize at the sustanince level and so no covernment intervention is necessary. Stockton and Darlington – railway that opened in 1825. first public railway Enclosure Act – acts consolidating estates in enclosures of fields. Movement from sustenance farming to more productive market orientated farming. Mid 1700’s to mid 1800’s Metterniche – Austrian minister of foreign affairs at the congress of Vienna. Sought to bring peace to Europe and stressed a balance of power. Also a staunch nationalist. Carlesbad decrees Utilitarianism – Founded by bentham. Stated that government could achieve positive ends through limited and scientific interference. Only the pursuit of social harmony justified government interference with individual freedoms Louis napoleon bonapart – military man who moved up during the revolution and seized the directory and made himself first consul of france in 1799. His army severly crippled during his failed invasion of russia (1812-1813) and the battle of Leipzig (1813) yet isn’t defeated until the battle of waterloo 1815. lived 1769-1821
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course HIST 102 taught by Professor Finefrock during the Spring '08 term at CofC.

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CofC history 102- - Hohenzollern famous royal family that ruled Brandenburg Prussia and the German Empire Louis Philippe The last king of france

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