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UCSB Hist 133A, Fall 2006 (133a
19th Century Germany, Oct. 16, 2006
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The Congress of Vienna Reorders Europe
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Administrative: Book Essay Handout
& appropriate topics
Discussion of 1945 film (see quotations on Friday's
- What are typical characteristics of "ordinary" German people? Of "German"
- Which historical events helped to establish which attitudes towards
- What happened with the reforms after the pressure of the Napoleonic
invasion was gone?
- In what ways did the Vienna solution ensure a century of peace? How
did it ensure future war?
Cast of characters
- Austria: Metternich (1773-1859)
Franz II (1768-1835); 1808 3rd wife Maria Ludovika (1787-1816)
Secretary: Friedrich v. Gentz (1764-1832)
- Great Britain: Castlereigh
- France: Talleyrand
- Prussia: Hardenberg, W.v.Humboldt, Friedrich Wilhelm III.
- Russia: Alexander I.
- "Father of Gymnastics" Friedrich Ludwig Jahn
- 1813: "To my People" (Lützow Free Corps)
- 1814, May: First Peace of Paris
- 1814, Oct-1815 June: Congress of Vienna (Restoration, Legitimacy,
Solidarity); "Federal Act"
- 1815, March-June: Napoleon returns as emperor (15 June 1815 Battle
- 1815, Oct: First student fraternity (Burschenschaft) founded at Jena
- 1817, Oct: Wartburg festival
- 1818: constitutions in Bavaria and Baden
- 1819, March: Kotzebue murdered by Sand
- 1819, Sept: Carlsbad Decrees
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