Presentation on theme: "Nationalism – Belief that people who share the same language, culture, and ethnic background belong together in the same state Also applies to the belief."— Presentation transcript:
Nationalism – Belief that people who share the same language, culture, and ethnic background belong together in the same state Also applies to the belief that ones nation is as good as or better than others
Causes of nationalism: National pride Economic competition Democratic ideals Nationalism becomes a powerful motivator in European politics
Congress of Vienna led to widespread discontent in Europe Unsuccessful revolutions of 1848 increased nationalistic tensions
In contrast to continental Europe, Britain: Expanded rights through legislation (law-making) Made slavery illegal in the British empire
If nationalism is building in Europe, what do you think this is eventually going to lead to?
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