The Congress of Vienna and the Congress System (part 2) & From HIS103 - Congress System to Conce

The Congress of Vienna and the Congress System (part 2) & From HIS103 - Congress System to Conce

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The Congress of Vienna and the Congress System (part 2) & From Congress System to Concert of Europe Wednesday, January 12 th / 2011 For the first time, the question of organized international order was brought up For the first time, intentionally, a group of statespersons happened to sit down and tried to devise institutions and principles that could form a consciously managed international system Agreed territorial settlement – a consensus was achieved amongst the great powers at Vienna The common interest of Britain and Austria (Britain = pursue global expansion) In the immediate years after Vienna, there were no conferences held By 1818, it became clear that the great powers must come together and talk about pending problems of international order Question of the “Polish Saxon territorial exchange” – gather up all Polish territory that would set up a constitutional monarchy inside Poland Some of the czar’s closest advisors suggested that he should face the west Suggestion = a Russian alliance with France to uphold the Russian takeover of Poland Castlereagh = group Russian’s powers with the West End of September 1830 – Aix–La-Chapelle There was another issue apart from the Russian threat – those were the conditions inside France The dissatisfaction inside France stemmed from the military occupation of the country manned by the British general the Duke of Wellington So Castlereagh proposed a conference at the Aix-La-Chapelle to deal with these two issues
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2011 for the course HISTORY 103 taught by Professor D.smyth during the Spring '10 term at University of Toronto.

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