Bulgaria How Start?: Bulgarians want independence What happened?: Crushed by Turks! Why Unsuccessful?: Russia does not help
Poland How Start?: Poles want independence. What happened?: They planned to rebel Why Unsuccessful?: Couldn’t gain help
Hungary How Start?: Hungarians want freedom What happened?: They riot and killed Jews Why Unsuccessful?: Austria re-conquers Hungary
Austria How Start?: Austrian soldiers refuse to fight What happened?: Govt leaders killed Why Unsuccessful?: No outside help
Prague How Start?: Unemployment/Bad Econ What happened?: Czech people attacked Why Unsuccessful?: Prague surrenders/Czech revolt crushed
Russia How Start?: Bad Econ What happened?: Secret Police/Censor book Why Unsuccessful?: Stops information from coming in
Prussia (Germany) How Start?: Bad Econ What happened?: People rebel Why Unsuccessful?: King promised change BUT did not follow through
Great Britain How Start?: No revolution! What happened?: Made Reforms Why Unsuccessful?: Laws made people happy
Paris (France) How Start?: People rebel against King What happened?: King flees! Napoleon III becomes leader Why Unsuccessful?: Napoleon III promises changes and becomes Emperor
Questions for Discussion 1. If you were a leader going through a revolution would you give in or crush the rebellion? 2. Why were Great Britain and Russia able to prevent a revolution in 1848? 3. Why do you think most of the revolutions were unsuccessful? 4. What do you think is the major outcome of the revolutions?
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