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Western Civ from 1450 Oct 3 - Oct 7

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Western Civ from 1450 Oct 3 - Oct 7 2353

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Notes from class from Oct 3 - Oct 7, these include notes from what was on Professor Ittman's powerpoints and what he said in class
Western Civ.
Dr. Stone
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Date Created: 10/09/16
WESTERN CIV FROM 1450 OCT 5 – OCT 7 Oct 3rd Nationalism -Coming out of the revolution -Middle class phenomena -Create an authentic nation -dynastic nations are fake nations -Nationalism is a way for people to learn more about their own people -Language is a sign of national identity -Linguistic diversity in most countries -Notion of ethnicity is complicated -Part of nation building is a feeling of belonging to a nation -Nationalism fits this period Problems for Nationalists -There are entities that exist that oppose nationalists -Dynastic states don’t want to be delegitimized -Metternich -Carlsbad decrees -Secret Police -Opening mail -Movement of young people -alienates those in power -Nationalism driven underground Revolutions 1820-1831 Europe is torn up by revolutions -Nationalism, economic problems, and political reforms come together in unstable ways creating revolutions The Mid-Victorian Boom -Germany 1850-70 -Railway mileage increases 300% -Iron and coal production increases 600% -German population grows 15-40 million 1815-70 -Great Britain GNP 75% 1850-1873 Oct 5th Louis Napoleon -Represents heritage of Napoleon -Potential Strongman -Takes authoritarian rule in 1851 -Not a military hero -Doesn’t eliminate elections and Congress -Has plebicide voting -Loaded questions and stuffed ballots -fan of industrialization -creates central bank, funds railroads -sponsors industrial invention -nationalist & imperialist -heavily involved in Mexico -Expanded france in Algeria and Indo-China (vietnam) -modern rule Camillo di Cavour -Prime minister of Piedmont and Sardinia -Strong ties to Britain and France -Isolates Austria diplomatically -Defeats Austria w/ French help to take back parts of Northern Italy -Gisueppe Garibaldi comes in and creates a personal revolt -Seen as champion of freedom in all of Europe Unified Italy -Monarchal states -Only 2% of pop can vote -deeply divided between southern agriculture and northern industry -Many languages -Peasant rebellions in South -Papacy is opposed Bismarck -Creates a German state w/ some fundamental problems -Creates it to preserve power of the crown and the Prussian aristocracy -Creates Germany to have a political weapon -Very intelligent, educated, well travelled, ambitious, and ruthless man Bismarck in Power -ignores legislation -collects taxes w/out permission -Army & bureaucrats behind him -Uses war and nationalism to secure power -Military victory & nation building silences his liberal critics Wars of German Unification -The Danish War -The Austro-Prussian war -The Franco-Prussian war Technology promotes Nation building -Telegraph unites nations -Telegram allows for information to pass around quickly and everywhere -People use railroads to move around and go to work -Tourism becomes a thing Marianne -Symbol of France and the Republic -Creates notion of French Republic National Unity -Schools bring about national unity -kids learn reading, writing, math, and history -history gives a sense of national identity -Army -1850s have mass conscription -People leave their villages and get immersed in army life -Unifies people, only speak language of country Oct 7th Queen Victoria -Victorian Era -Culture of consumption -Culture adhered to by many -Mainly followed by middle class -Middle class is urban -Eventually followed in rural areas -Age of sobriety -Men try to look older -Combines enlightenment ideas and middle class life Prisons -No such thing as incarceration before 19th century -Created to reform criminals Urban Growth 1800-70 -Berlin: 170,000-820,000 -Leeds: 53,000-259,000 -Paris: 547,000-1.9 million Great Depression 1873-1896 -Begins w/ a serious slump from 1873-79 -Marked by several important trends -Lower prices-decline by 1/3 in period -Slower growth of profits for enterprises -Crisis of overproduction in agriculture leads to problems for all agricultural nations in the period -End of the first phase of the Industrial Revolution based on iron, textiles, and transportation. Greater competition, need to find new markets and products


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