The Prime Minister
In 1721, Robert Walpole became the first Prime Minister
Walpole was a Whig who unified the cabinet and
required that all members agree on major issues.
The Age of Walpole was a time of peace and prosperity.
However, even th
After Napoleon's defeat, the rationalism of the Enlightenment gave
way to Romanticism
"The post-revolutionary world invited artists and thinkers to put
down their books and seek not to know but to feel"
Romanticism in Art
Eugene Delacroix depiction of the
Principles of Settlement
o The three main principles discussed at the Congress of
Returning to power the ruling families deposed by more
than two decades of revolutionary warfare.
o Dynasties restored in Holland, Sardinia, Tuscan