The Congress of Vienna was a meeting of ambassadors from different parts of Europe starting in September of 1814 and ending in June of 1815. It was held in Vienna and had representatives from Russia, the United Kingdom, Prussia, France and Austria. The Congress of Vienna was important to the time because it determined borders of Europe and helped solve and control problems. To start, The Congress of Vienna determined the boundaries and borders of Europe. The borders were made so France would not be extremely strong because of the fears of other European countries. Because of this, the territory conquered by Napoleon was taken from France. Austria was give back all of the land they lost from France and also extra land from Italy and Germany. Also from the deals made in the Congress of Vienna Britain was given control over the seas and several colonies. In the deal there was no unified Germany; however, there were small states that remained. Russia and Prussia came to an agreement where Russia received Poland in the deal and Prussia would receive Saxony. This also was due to the Russian-Prussian alliance. Russia also was able to keep Finland. Therefore, the Congress of Vienna was important in which is redistributed land and settled borders in Europe. In addition, the Congress of Vienna also solved problems and control issues. All of the major world powers decided to outlaw Atlantic Slave trade. Britain set up a naval squadron against slave trade. Also the same leader ruled over Norway and Sweden. Also at this time Switzerland was known as neutral. The boundaries at this…
ITALY and NAZI GERMANY
The reasons for the rise of Fascism in both Germany and Italy had three common
denominators:1. Frustrated nationalism
2. Fear of the spectre of communism
3. Distrust/disillusionment with democracy
1. Frustrated nationalism
Italy had entered WWI in return for promises of land but she only received S.Tyrol at
Versailles (much resentment as poverty-stricken Italy had made great material sacrifices
i.e. 600,000 dead, which she could ill-afford).
Treaty of Versailles…
The Austrian Republic is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. Austria’s 32,377 square miles is home to 8 million people, including, but not limited to; Slovaks, Slovanians, Czechoslovackians, Croatians, and Romans. Austria’s terrain…
fourteen Hitler moved to Vienna, Austria where Hitler gained German nationalism. Even though Vienna wasn’t in Germany the people there were very strong with Germany.
As Hitler got older and moved to Germany from Austria, he was actually a soldier in the German army. Earning many medals, and actually being a war hero. Hitler’s nationalism got greater and greater as he was a soldier as he left the army, and took a run at taking over Germany. Hitler’s run at taking Germany over was of course successful…
Valdemar Isidor Salomonsen, but had been estranged from him for several months at the time Erik was conceived. Little is known about Erik's biological father except that he was a Danish gentile. On discovering her pregnancy, Karla fled to Frankfurt, Germany, where Erik was born on June 15, 1902 and was given the surname Salomonsen.
Following Erik's birth, Karla trained to be a nurse and moved to Karlsruhe. In 1905 she married Erik's Jewish pediatrician, Theodor Homburger. In 1908, Erik Salomonsen's…
UK DECLARES WAR ON GERMANY
Dear citizens of the United Kingdom, today, August 4 1914, marks the official declaration of World War 1; and more importantly, the start of a time where your country requests for your help.
ALLIANCES WILL BATTLE IN THE WORLD WAR
German militarism and especially the buildup of naval power convinced Great Britain that Germany may soon establish itself as a dominant power on the Continent. In order to create a counterweight to the German Empire, the British decided…
Adolf Hitler was born on 20 April 1889 in Braunau-am-Inn on the Austrian-German border. His parents were Alois (1837 – 1903) and Klara (1860 – 1907) Hitler. Hitler left school at 16 with no qualifications and struggled to make a living as a painter in Vienna. This was where many of his extreme political and racial ideas originated.
In 1913, he moved to Munich and, on the outbreak of WW1, enlisted in the German army. In 1919, he joined the fascist German Workers' Party (DAP). He played to the resentments…
My Christmas town – Vienna.
First time I came to my favourite Christmas town when I was 12. I was so stunned by the fancy decoration as I never seen before. Every year they got over 300 huge ornamental balls on the square. Me and my friends went to their typical Christmas workshops, where you can make your own presents. They got most wonderful Christmas markets that I have ever seen. You can buy there some really good sweets like caramel apples, or something…
The Peace Settlement of the Congress of Vienna
The Congress of Vienna, which consisted of the five great European powers Britain, France, Austria, Russia, and Prussia, met from September of 1814 until June of 1815. The major people, led primarily by Klemens von Metternich, who took part in the Congress were Castlereagh, Maurice de Talleyrand, Fredrick William III, and Alexander I. The strategy of this anti-nationalistic congress was to restore social and political order in Europe through establishing…
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World War II |
Middlesex County College. |
At the end of world war one Germany was left broken battered and insulted. Germany lost over 1.5 million lives during the war and almost as many after the war due to famine and starvation caused by the allied blockade, as well as an economy devastated by the reparations imposed by the Treaty of Versailles. The loss of human life added to the cripple economy was only made worse by being forced…
At the Congress of Vienna it was evident that Germany was far from being a coherent political nation. Several fundamental changes such as the diet and the domination of Vienna prompted the creation of three different groups : nationalists, liberalists and radicals who all favoured a future political change: unity within the German Confederation and the overthrowing of the Austrian Domination. Despite this, Metternich, and countries such as France, Austria and Prussia all were opposed to any political…