Eighteenth Century European Diplomacy and the Balance of Power

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
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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
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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
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Eighteenth Century Europe Major European powers fight wars to advance their position Global competition Rise of new powers Decline of old powers
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Eighteenth Century Europe Major European Powers The Netherlands France Great Britain Austria Prussia Russia Ottoman Empire Spain and Portugal
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Eighteenth Century Europe
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The Netherlands Independence from Spain Growth as economic and colonial power in the 17 th century Decline in the 18 th century
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The Netherlands
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course HIST 5 taught by Professor Dinoe.buenviaje during the Fall '08 term at Riverside Community College.

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