Eighteenth Century European Diplomacy and the Balance of Power - Eighteenth Century European Diplomacy and the Balance of Power Power 1700-1789

Eighteenth Century European Diplomacy and the Balance of Power

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Eighteenth Century Eighteenth Century European Diplomacy European Diplomacy and the Balance of and the Balance of Power Power 1700-1789
Objective To understand the concept of the balance of power To understand European diplomacy of the eighteenth century To understand the development of other European powers
Balance of Power The foundation of diplomacy No country is more powerful than all the others If any country starts becoming too powerful, all others will try to stop it
Eighteenth Century Europe Major European powers fight wars to advance their position Global competition Rise of new powers Decline of old powers
Eighteenth Century Europe Major European Powers The Netherlands France Great Britain Austria Prussia Russia Ottoman Empire Spain and Portugal
Eighteenth Century Europe
The Netherlands Independence from Spain Growth as economic and colonial power in the 17 th century Decline in the 18 th century
The Netherlands
The Netherlands
France after 1715 Death of Louis XIV Model of Absolutism Global competition with Great Britain
France after 1715

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