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French Nationalism Research Paper

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Nationalism became almost a new religion becasue people wanted a self-identity, they wanted to belong somewhere, to be able to say they are where they come from. Characteristics and the goals of nationalism include having pride in one's country and showing that pride off. French nationalism was sparked by the change in French society. People were proud of the improvements France had made. German nationalists looked to Bismark as a key leader. He brought many new things to Germany like social security. People were proud of the strengthening army and wanted it to be known they were from the rapidly growing and newfound powerhouse of the world. Italy nationalism was growing especially under King Emmannual, the first king under a unified Italy.
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