HIS103, Monday, June 6, 2011

HIS103, Monday, June 6, 2011 - HIS103, Monday, June 6, 2011...

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HIS103, Monday, June 6, 2011 - Major conference after long 13 year war - Treaty of Peace and Friendship – Utrech - For the first time, language that was used in all these agreements incorporated the balance of power - Best guarantee for Europe was peace, peace could only be achieved if the balance of power was in place - No state can be guaranteed without it - String of checks and balances introduced into Europe that sought to maintain balances o So successful, 20 years after stability, no major war occurred o Despite the fact that not every participant was happy with the peace treaty o Disillusioned by French and British action o None of the secondary powers could continue on the war without the help of France and Britain - What guaranteed this unprecedented 20 years peace in Europe? - Why did France and Britain realize that they had to start working together? o Both were challenged by a succession crisis - How did international relations and the stateship change o War between Russia and Sweden 1700-1721 happened around the
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