• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

"The breakdown of the Concert of Europe was mainly caused by disagreements amongst the Powers over the issue of intervention." Discuss the validity of this statement.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

��ࡱ�>�� AC����@�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������5@ ��0�0bjbj�2�2 (N�X�X�%�������������������8� �d��vbbbbbbbb0222222$'Ry�V�bbbbbV��bbk���b�b�b0�b0����bV P`(.~���bd0�0� �( ������ � bb�bbbbbVV� F. 6a (31) Billy You Wadi Lek History essay t Oct., 2002. "The breakdown of the Concert of Europe was mainly caused by disagreements amongst the Powers over the issue of intervention." Discuss the validity of this statement. "The breakdown of the Concert of Europe was mainly caused by disagreements amongst the Powers over the issue of intervention." is a valid statement. In the introduction, you may make a brief outline of the essay as well. There were revolutions in many parts of Europe after 1815. Meanwhile, the Quadruple Alliance was formed to ensure peace but Britain had a different attitude towards the solution of revolutions. This, to a large extentt, caused the breakdown of the Concert of Europe in 1823. To some extent, other disagreements amongst the Powers, the death of Castlereagh and disorganization of the congresses also contribute to the breakdown. How about the attitudes of other powers? You may like to show a contrast between Britain and the Troppau Protocol. "Concert of Europe" is the term term used to dexcribe various attempts made by the major Powers in Europe after 1815 to resolve conflicts between themselves in order to prevent large-scale war. The European statesmen favoured a councillor system. That was, the Powers were to meet regularly to discuss over problems which affected their mutual interest. ...read more.

Middle

There were further revolutions in Europe. A revolution in Spain forced the Spanish king to restore the democractic constitution of 1812. The Tsar called a congress to help the Spanish king. However, Britain opposed. Austria, however, agreed after revolutions broke out in Piedmont, Portugal and Naples because these revolutions would threatened Austrian rule. Austria, Russia, and Prussia had a congress in Troppau while Britain and France only sent observers. Another congress concering the same matter was called the following year in Libach. Austira, Russia and Prussia signed the Protocol of Troppau which widened the difference between Britain and the continental powers. In the protocol, the continental powers stated that they would exclude any revolutionary governments from European alliance and would use force to supress revolutions. The forth congress was called at Verona. The meeting was called because there was a revolt of the Greeks against the Turks, mattering the peace of Europe. Britain again did not want any intervention from the Powers. He secured a promise of reforms from the Turkish government so as to prevent Russia intervention. The congress underlined the breach between Britain and its allies of Quintuple Alliance, particularly on the question of intervention in the internal affairs of other states. Finally, in 1823, Britain withdrew from the alliance, giving a big blow to the congress system. You may like to state the years of the congresses so that they stand out in the paragraph. ...read more.

Conclusion

- The UK's Coursework Database - http://www.coursework.info/ This document was downloaded from Coursework.Info - The UK's Coursework Database - http://www.coursework.info/ This document was downloaded from Coursework.Info - The UK's Coursework Database - http://www.coursework.info/ This document was downloaded from Coursework.Info - The UK's Coursework Database - http://www.coursework.info/ �(6)�-�-T.U.�.�.8/9/�/�/00�0�0�0�0�������������hm-Nhm-NOJQJhm-Nhm-NCJOJQJ%hm-Nhm-NOJQJfHq� ����)hm-Nhm-NCJOJQJfHq� ����hm-Nh�|�hm-Nhm-NmH sH h�|�hm-N45]^������) * R S T U � � � � � � : ; < = ~ �����������������������������gd�|��-�0��~ � � � � ; < r s � � � � � � � � n o p q � � � � ) * i j �����������������������������gd�|�j � � � � '(����%&ab����!"^_������������������������������������gd�|�����&'cd����$%_`����%&ab����"#�����������������������������gd�|�#bc���� !]^����Z[����UVtu������������������������������gd�|���tu����78tu����56uv����01mn�������������������������������gd�|����/0pq����'(fg����+,hi����, - o �����������������������������gd�|�o p � � � � +!,!�!�!�!�!""A"B"�#�#�#�#�#�#D$E$�$�$�$�$%%�����������������������������gd�|�%F%G%�%�%�%�%& &K&L&�&�&�&�&''6'7'4(5(6(7(y(z(�(�(�(�(5)�����������������������������gd�|�5)6)w)x)�)�)�)�)**`*a*�*�*�*�*++`+a+�+�+�+�+�+�+<,=,{,|,�����������������������������gd�|�|,�,�,�,�,8-9-x-y-�-�-�-�-�-�-�-�-�-�-U.V.W.X.�.�.�.�.��������������������������$a$gdm-Ngd�|��.9/:/;/</�/�/�/�/000 0�0�0�0�0�0�0������������������gd�|�$a$gdm-N$a$gdm-N&1�h:p�|���/ ��=!�'"�'#��$��%��D@�D NormalCJ_H aJmH nHsH tHDA@�D Default Paragraph FontRi�R Table Normal�4� l4�a� (k�(No ListDZ@�D �|� Plain TextCJOJQJ^JaJ4@4 m-NHeader ���!4 @4 m-NFooter ���!`�o"` m-Nwatermark header$a$CJOJQJfHq� ����N�o2N m-Nwatermark footer$a$ CJOJQJ�(N����r�V�:���0~ j �#��o %5)|,�.�0 !"#$%&�0� 6!�%�%V&X&�&�&:'<'�'�'( (�(�(x!�%�%�&�'�(�%�(��alex�m-N�|��@�%����(P@��Unknown������������G��z ��Times New Roman5V��Symbol3&� �z ��Arial7&� � �VerdanaG5�� �����h�MS Mincho-�3� fg?5� �z ��Courier New"1���h�"���"���"��P� �]P� �]$�������4d&d&3�� H�?�������������������|���TCoursework.Info Coursework - http://www.coursework.info/ - Redistribution ProhibitedTCoursework.Info Coursework - http://www.coursework.info/ - Redistribution Prohibitedalexalex�� ��Oh��+'��0`��� |�� �� ( 4@HPX�sUCoursework.Info Coursework - http://www.coursework.info/ - Redistribution ProhibitedualexewoUCoursework.Info Coursework - http://www.coursework.info/ - Redistribution Prohibitedu>Downloaded from Coursework.Info - http://www.coursework.info/is Normal.dotfalexl.d2exMicrosoft Word 10.0@@l�"~��@l�"~��@l�"~��P� �� ��Õ.��+,��D��Õ.��+,��`���H����� ���� � ��UCoursework.Info Coursework - http://www.coursework.info/ - Redistribution ProhibitedoUCoursework.Info Coursework - http://www.coursework.info/ - Redistribution ProhibitedoUCoursework.Info Coursework - http://www.coursework.info/ - Redistribution Prohibitedo']�d&A Titled@���+K_PID_LINKBASE CopyrightDownloaded FromCan RedistributeOwner�A4http://www.coursework.comcoursework.comehttp://www.coursework.com -No, do not redistributecoursework.com/ !"#$%&'����)*+,-./����1234567����9:;<=>?��������B��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������Root Entry�������� �F0�*.~��D�1Table��������(WordDocument��������(NSummaryInformation(����0DocumentSummaryInformation8������������8CompObj������������j������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���� �FMicrosoft Word Document MSWordDocWord.Document.8�9�q ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE International relations 1900-1939 section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE International relations 1900-1939 essays

  1. War led to totalitarianism, and totalitarianism in turn led to war. Comment on the ...

    Aggressive expansionist foreign policy was a crucial and significance feature of totalitarianism. In Germany, aggressive foreign policy was carried out by Hitler which dealt a blow to the collective security system and destroyed world peace, eventually led to the outbreak of the Second World War.

  2. Mao Gandhi Compare Contrast Essay

    Gandhi from an early age had adopted the strategy of embracing the consequences when non-cooperating with the British subjects, as part of his resistance. Mao, on the other hand, scorned the idea of non-violence and stated, "War can only be abolished through war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun."

  1. 'The rise and decline of the great powers can be explained by their relative ...

    The Last Treaty to ensure Turkey's swift decline as a World power, was the Treaty of Sevres, in 1920, following World War 1. It limited Turkey to the city of Constantinople, and some surrounding territory. Although the Sultan and the Government accepted this agreement, the head of the Nationalist party

  2. &amp;quot;Tension between the countries of Europe increased in year before 1914 due to the ...

    By the mid 1880's the Great Powers position had been completely reversed. By the spring of 1887it was apparent that Russia wouldn't renew the Three Emperors' League. However Bismarck was determined to keep the peace and remain friendly with both Russia and Austria, and so in June 1887 he signed

  1. &amp;quot;The breakdown of the Concert of Europe was largely due to the increasing differences ...

    She was conservative, autocratic and repressive policy was used. She also wanted to maintain the status quo and peace. She used repressive policy, which She would stop the spread of revolutionary ideas. She would maintain the Vienna Settlement, as it gave Austria a dominate position in Europe and many privileges

  2. Why has Prussia replaced Austria as the leading Germanic power by 1870?

    His father had already made a good start with the construction of railways of the creation of the Zollverein, and Wilhelm knew he had to keep these things up and running. He allowed more modernisation and more industry grow, which obviously led to more prosperity.

  1. World War I Coursework

    expected, meaning that Germany had to split its forces between the Eastern and Western fronts, weakening them on both. Because they were weakened, they were held up in France in the Battle of the Marne, which in turn lead to the race to the sea, which lead to trench warfare and stalemate.

  2. The Rise of Nation States in Europe

    * Britain and France--- supported liberalism and nationalism, supported independent revolution. * B. The spread of nationalism * After the independence of Belgium, it set a good example (encouraged) to other subject people e.g. German states, Italian states and Poland.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work