Unformatted text preview: were eventually resolved in a positive way, they created much of a stir in the mid-nineteenth century. The problematic part was this ruckus. The end of the nineteenth century marked a period of change, and every event leading up to this point was crucial, but the amount of change left many uneasy. People were just settling in to a middle class, becoming comfortable in their social status, and most did not want nor expect a political/social upheaval. In this way, reform was both a success and a failure. To look at it from micro standpoint, the liberal/social and nationalism movements of the mid-nineteenth century did not accomplish much or gain much support at that specific time, but from a more macro view, these movements and ideas changed the entire world in a very short time....
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- Spring '10
- European History, Reform movement, Sarah Benton