1815-1848 reforms and economic development 

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  • 1815-1848 reforms and economic development
    • 1815 Vienna Settlement
      • Prussian territorial gains
      • German Confederation under Metternich
        • The Diet , representatives from the 39 states in German Confed
          • Had little control
          • Never made any decisions
          • 1832- persuaded the Diet to pass 6 articles increasing control over unis and the press
      • After Napoleon defeat at Leipzig in 1813
        • Prussia had made alliances with Russia
        • Austria was also against French control
    • Metternich
      • Austrian Foreign Minister 1809-1821
        • Austrian Chancellor 1821-1848
      • Strongly against revolution
      • 1832- persuaded the Diet to pass 6 articles increasing control over unis and the press
    • Congress of Troppau
      • Prussia, Russia and Austria join forces to quash any revolutionary action
    • 1830 Revolutions
      • Brunswick
        • Duke driven out
        • More liberal constitution granted
          • Saxony and Hesse-Cassel
      • Saxony and Hesse-Cassel
      • Bavaria, Baden and Wurttemburg
        • liberal opposition parties gained seats
        • Freedom of the press granted
      • Hanover
        • Constitution granted (1932)
    • 1833-student uprising attempt to take over the Diet
      • The Diet , representatives from the 39 states in German Confed
        • Had little control
        • Never made any decisions
    • Growth of German nationalism
      • 1832- 2500 nationalists met to talk revolution
      • called themselves 'young Germany'
    • Economic Development
      • 1818 Prussian Tariff Reform Law
        • Did away with the confusing international customs
        • Tariff charged at Prussian frontier.
        • Became Prussian Customs Union
      • The Zollverein
        • When  in 1834 the Prussian Customs Union had 18 states as members it became the Zollverein
        • By 1844 only a few minor states and Austria were not part of the Zollverein
        • Abolished internal customs barriers
        • Began to unify the currency and measures of the states
        • Began to unify the currency and measures of the states
        • Improved railways to improve communication
        • Sometimes had problems making decisions

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