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1Aim: What Were the Goals of the Congress of Vienna? Do Now: (1) How does the world feel about the United States in Iraq?(2) How did European leaders feel towards Napoleon Bonaparte?Homework: Metternich and the Congress of Vienna attempted to turn the clock back and restore deposed monarchs to their thrones. Identify and explain two reasons why these efforts failed. Include specific examples from at least one nation in Europe.
6The Congress of Vienna (September 1, 1814 – June 9, 1815)
7Key Players at Vienna Foreign Minister, Viscount Castlereagh (England) Tsar Alexander I (Russia)The “Host” Prince Klemens von Metternich (Austria)King Frederick William III (Prussia)Foreign Minister, Charles Maurice de Tallyrand (France)
8Using the map provided on the handout label the “players” with the correct countries.
9Activity:In groups of four (4), you are to read the handout “The Congress of Vienna.”Each member of the group is to take one (1) question and answer it in full sentences. These are your board notes.You are to share your responses with the members of your group.
10Share Out Question #1: Why did the Congress of Vienna meet? Answer: The Congress of Vienna met to ___________________________________________________________________________________________________.
11Share Out Question #2:Explain what the Congress of Vienna meant by “legitimacy” and “compensation.”Answer: The Congress of Vienna meant by “legitimacy” __________________________________________________________________.In terms of “compensation” the Congress of Vienna wanted ___________________________________________________________________________.
12Share Out Question #3:Why can we say that the leaders of the Congress of Vienna were reactionaries?Answer: The leaders of the Congress Vienna were reactionaries because______________________________________________________________________________________________.
13Share Out Question #4:How successful do you think Metternich and the other reactionaries were when they tried returning Europe to the way it was before the French Revolution and Napoleon? Explain.Answer: Metternich and the other reactionaries were or were not successful in returning Europe to the way it was before the French Revolution and Napoleon because _________________________________________________________.
14Goals of the Congress of Vienna Balance of PowerLegitimacy of KingsCompensationCoalition forces would occupy France for 3-5 years. (In 2009, that would be us in Iraq. Does history repeat itself?)France would have to pay for losses of up to 700,000,000 francs.
17Answer the Regents-Based Questions: A major goal of the Congress of Vienna ( ) was toA) return Napoleon Bonaparte to powerB) establish democratic governments in all European nationsC) establish a balance of power after the defeat of Napoleon