The Congress of Vienna
What were the goals of the statesmen and diplomats at the Congress of Vienna?
Restoring the Old Order
After the fall of Napoleon, a group of aristocratic leaders met
1-In Vienna between 1814 and 1815
2-To prevent more political and social unrest
3-To restore royal families
4- To redraw the map of Europe
5- Great Britain, Russia, Prussia, and Austria made most decisions
Brilliant Austrian diplomat
Wanted to establish a “balance of power”
1-Hoped “rules” would prevent one nation from becoming militarily stronger than
2-To keep Europe at peace
Returning to a Europe before the Revolution
Restored power to royal families who ruled before the French
France lost all territory it had taken during the Napoleonic Wars
Tried to discourage nationalism and efforts of ethnic groups to form
What does it mean to “restore the old order”?
When did the Congress of Vienna meet?