HIS103 Wednesday July 13th 2011

HIS103 Wednesday July 13th 2011 - 19:11...

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19:11 HIS103 Wednesday July 13 th  2011  Tutorial  Eastern Question/Crimean War  France: Napoleon III 1848-1870, Louis-Phillipe 1830-1845  Austria: Metternich 1843, Schwarzenburg, Count Bual  Russia: Nicholas I, Alexander II  Prussia: Wilhelm I, Bismarck 1862-1890 Britain: Lord Palmerston, Lord Aberdeen  Agreements/Negotiations ongoing that show split between 3 eastern powers and  2 western: Revolution of 1830 not stopped because Britain immediately recognized the  legitimacy of the new king, eastern powers backed off  Neo-Holy Alliance: eastern powers working together, Austria, Prussia and Russia  Liberalism and Absolutism  Main sources of tension between Austria and Russia  Why is Russia interested in alliance with Ottoman Empire If Ottoman empire falls, somebody has to take those territories, and Russia would  rather have them still existing so there is no dispute over the land  Agreement that nobody would act before speaking with Russia Revolution against domestic settlement of the Vienna System   Nationalist revolution- The common person having more say in the operation of  the country  The nation itself is the legitimation of the ruler  A major intervention that saved one of the great powers- Russia decides to step  in and save Austria from Hungarian revolt  Who are Status Quo Powers and who are Revisionist Powers? Status Quo: Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain 
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Revisionist: France Crimean War completely changes the distribution of power in Europe  Involves Russia, Britain, France, Ottoman Empire  Who caused the Crimean War? Who was the aggressor? France provokes the 
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This note was uploaded on 08/18/2011 for the course HIS 103 taught by Professor Smyth during the Summer '08 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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