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Dixon1 Dwayne Dixon Tron Buff History 122 17 February 2006 1) Metternich (1773-1859) was the prince of Austria, an Austrian foreign minister, leader of the congress of Vienna, an experienced diplomat who was conceited, self-assured, and claimed to be guided by the principles of legitimacy. 2) Legitimacy comes from the principle of legitimacy which is the idea that after the Napoleonic wars, peace couple best be reestablished in Europe by restoring legitimate monarchs who would preserve traditional institutions; guided Meteternich at the Congress of Vienna. 3) Balance of power is a distribution of power among several states such that no single nation can dominate or interfere with the interests of another. 4) Burke (1729-1797) wrote “Reflections on the Revolution in France” which was written in reaction to the French Revolution and its radical republican and democratic ideas and maintained that society was a contract. 5) Burchenschaften-student societies in the German states dedicated to fostering
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