Chapter 18 notes

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Chapter 18 notes Congress of Vienna- 1814- leaders of the powers who had finally defeated Napolean convened to redraw boundaries and fashion peace. Four major victors: Great Britain, Prussia, Russia, Austria- set peace terms. Established legitimacy (control of each territory restored to the old ruling houses) and stability (establishing and maintaining a balance of power in Europe, focus on restraining France). Territorial Arrangements Prussia receives block of territory along the Rhine, The Australian Netherlands (Belgium) and the Dutch Netherlands were reunited, Piedmont-Sardinia enlarged, old monarchy restored in Spain. Ideologies Conservatism : -Belief in order and hierarchy- social and political order should be based upon hierarchy of authoritative institutions whose legitimacy rested in God and tradition. -Every man was not created equal. -Warned that the Enlightenment idea of individualism would lead eventually to anarchy. -Bourgeosie’s enemy.
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