Chapter 25: The Age of Nationalism AP European History Vogt

Chapter 25: The Age of Nationalism
AP European History
Students will be able to…
• Determine how Germany was unified, describe Bismarck’s methods, and what the
long-term results were.
• Identify why nationalism became a universal faith in Europe between 1850-1914.
• Determine how nationalism gained the support of the broad masses of society.
• Analyze why the voters of France elected Louis Napoleon president in 1848, and
why they elected him emperor a few years later.
• Identify some of the benefits Napoleon bestowed on his subjects.
• Determine if Napoleon allowed any political opposition to exist. Analyze his
political system and why it eventually broke down.
• Explain why Italy before 1860 was merely a “geographical expression.”
• Identify the three basic approaches to Italian unification, and determine which one
• Determine the nature and significance of Garibaldi’s liberation of Sicily and Naples
in 1860. Identify reasons for Cavour to be nervous about Garibaldi.
• Analyze the causes and results of the Austro-Prussian War.
• Identify the significance of the Zollverein in German History.
• Assess why the Prussian liberals made an about-face and supported their old enemy
Bismarck after 1866.
• Identify how territorial expansion and the issue of slavery related in the U.S.
• Determine what enabled the North to defeat the South in the Civil War. Explain
how a new American nationalism grew out of the war.
• Analyze the status of Russian serfs in the early nineteenth century. Determine how
beneficial the reform of 1861 was to a serf.
• Asses the Crimean war and determine why it was a turning point in Russian
• Identify how Russia used the west to catch up with the west.
• Determine if the new Germany was a democracy. Identify where the power resided
in the Germany of 1871.
• Analyze Bismarck’s relationship after 1871 with (a) the Catholic Church, (b) the
liberals, (c) the socialists.
• Identify the German social-welfare laws and determine their origin.
• Analyze the causes and outcome of the Dreyfus affair in France.
• Identify the major political developments and issues in Britain and Ireland in the
late nineteenth century. Determine if the Irish problem was solvable.
• Identify the ways that ethnic rivalries and growing anti-semitism related in AustroHungary.
• Analyze the rapid growth of socialist parties in Europe in the last quarter of the
nineteenth century.
Identify the purpose of socialist internationals and determine to what degree they
represent working-class unity.
Explain the general arguments of the revisionist socialists. Determine if they were
true Marxists.
People, Places, Events, Terms--Note Cards
• Benjamin Disraeli
• Emmeline Pankhurst
• Jules Ferry
• Sergei Witte
• Alexander II
• Camillo Benso di Cavour
• Edward Bernstein
• Pius IX
• William Gladstone
• Giuseppe Garibaldi
• William II
• John Stuart Mill
• The People’s Budget
• Napoleon III’s coup d’etat
• May Day
• Assassinationof Tsar Alexander II
• Establishment of the Zollverein (1834)
• Establishment of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy
• Treaty of Villafranca
• Paris Commune of 1871
• Ulster Revolt of December 1913
• Napoleon III in France
• Nation Building in Italy and Germany AND
the United States
• The Modernization of Russia
• The Responsive National State
• Marxism and the Socialist Movement
Reading/Writing Assignments:
• 1842 Louis Napoleon and the Second Republic
• 1831 Giuseppe Mazzini Italian Unification
• 1848 Documents on German Unification
• 1896 Theodor Herzl – Creation of a Jewish State