WHII.8b Vienna, Austria Congress of Vienna wants to go BACK to before 1789. What happened in 1789?? Balance of Power No country in Europe too powerful A new map of Europe drawn France weaker Congress of Vienna (1815) Peace conference after Napoleon Metternich = leader Kings restored to power Balance of Power doctrine Restoration of monarchies New political map of Europe New political philosophies Liberalism Conservatism New political philosophies Liberalism – political view that favors change Conservatism – political view that favors tradition, gradual change, respect for authority Which view was the dominant one at the Congress of Vienna??? The Congress of Vienna attempted to restore Europe as it had been before the French Revolution and Napoleonic conquests. How would people who agree with Locke feel about Metternich’s ideas?