The World in 1850


Europe1815_1905.jpg (300354 bytes) Click on the two maps to see how the European boundaries changed throughout the 19th century. 1900euro.gif (16690 bytes)

For class this week, we shift back to Europe, with the class revolving around one central issue: to what extent, if at all, did the events that we studied over the last three weeks affect world events, at least as we see them in Europe?


secondary sources:

summary: the world of Metternich
sourcebook: Kennedy article, Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, pp. 89-110.

primary sources:

Prince Metternich, Confession of Faith