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  • The Impact Nationalism in Italy and the Austrian Empire

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    The forces of nationalism influenced central Europe from Italy to the land of the Austrian Habsburgs. After 1815, the region knew the positive effects of a different style of governing and was divided into a much more rational set of political units. There was an effort by both states to unite its segmented lands, so that they could have a more international standpoint. By 1870, both Italy and the Austrian Empire had been re-established. Italy had become unified into a central power, whereas Austria-Hungary

  • The Beginning of Nationalism Essays

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    problems, which ultimately shaped nearly perfect nations. This supposed “perfection” generated great dignity in the nation’s citizens, which influenced the nationalistic growth and the unity of countries, but also contributed to the collision of empires comprising of various racial minorities and the underlying of World War I. Beginning in the 1700’s, nationalism emerged by means of

  • What Was The Immediate Effects Of The 1848 Revolution In Prance

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    The Austrian Empire was vulnerable to revolutionary challenge. The new Austrian Empire was a collection of subject nationalities (more non-Germans than Germans) stirred by acute nationalism, its government was reactionary, meaning liberal institutions were nonexistent, and its reliance on serfdom doomed the mass of people to misery. As soon as the news of of the February days in France reached the borders of the empire, rebellions began. In document 6, it shows

  • Napoleon Bonaparte Essay

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    Napoleon Bonaparte Corsica is a rugged island in the Mediterranean, which lies sixty miles off the coast of Italy. The Corsicans are proud and independent people. In 1768, when the French took over the island from Genoa, an Italian state, the Corsicans rebelled and fought for their freedom. But they were unsuccessful. Their leader, Pasquale Paoli, was driven into exile. Several months later, on August 15, 1769, Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Ajaccio, a major port on the island. He was the second-born

  • The Triumph of the Congress of Vienna Essay

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    nations, restore balance of power, so no country would be a threat to others and restore Europe’s royal families to the thrones they head held before Napoleon’s coquets” (Beck, 239). In order to make the weak nations around France stronger, the former Austrian Netherlands and Dutch Republic were united to form the Kingdom of the Netherlands. “Group of 39 German states were loosely joined as the newly create German confederation, dominate by Austria. Leaders of Europe wanted to weaken France, but also didn’t

  • Klemens Von Metternich

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    VON METTERNICH Statesman; born at Coblenz, 15 May, 1773; died at Vienna, 11 June, 1859; son of Count Georg, Austrian envoy of the Court of Vienna at Coblenz, and Maria Beatrix, née Countess von Kageneck. He studied philosophy at the University of Strasburg, and law and diplomacy at Mainz. A journey to England completed his education. Metternich began his public career in 1801 as Austrian ambassador to the Court of Dresden. Though he had for several years prepared himself for a diplomatic career

  • The Impact Of Franz Ferdinand 's Assassination On World War I

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    In 1914 Gavrilo Princip, a member of the Serbian Black Hand, assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, instigating an immediate cause of World War I. As the third largest European power by area, the Empire was a powerful presence leading up to World War I, with a population of over fifty million people and an army of 400,000 soldiers. The conflicts among European powers and the disorder in the Balkans in the 19th and 20th centuries led to a situation in which

  • The Role Of The Habsburg Monarchy

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    form of republics and foreign intervention. In all of these aspects the Habsburg Monarchy played a crucial role. To understand the particular process of state- and nation building throughout the history of Europe, more specifically, in the Habsburg Empire the terms nation and state in the modern notion have to be defined. First, Roberts provides a definition of state that claims to be: presence of a supreme authority, ruling over a defined territory, who is recognized as having the

  • The Sound of Music Essay

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    American audience will side with the Austrians who are so innocently represented by the VonTrapp family. No one else is there to tell the audience any differently. In the minds of the American audience, The Sound of Music creates a story of an innocent Austria trying to escape the evils of Nazi Germany. The movie was correct in showing that many Austrians wanted to remain Austrian vs. becoming German, but the overwhelming majority of Austrians at the time were actually fully supportive

  • The German Occupiers Is The Collection Of Short Stories

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    of the Austrian soldier as the incarnation of Good. The third story of the book is about a young boy, Minas, who sells his cross necklace to a benevolent Austrian soldier and uses the money to celebrate Easter with his ill mother. When the Austrian soldier hears about Minas’s misfortunes he bursts into tears. Later, Minas is told by a neighbour that the Austrian soldier does not support the cause of Hitler (δεν ήταν με του Χίτλερ τα καμώματα). When Minas meets with the soldier, the Austrian puts down

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