Characteristics of Liberalism and Nationalism

Yellow= nationalism

Blue= liberalism

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  • The political, economic, social and cultural characteristics of Liberalism and Nationalism
    • Rights and liberties for the individual
    • A constitution to protect these rights and liberties; and to act as a check for monarchical power
    • Some form of representative government
    • Laissez-faire policy: an economic environment in which trade can occur free from interfering legislation, only enough government intervention o protect people from theft/robbery
    • National self- determination
      • Reaction to imperialism by groups who felt subordinated or disenfranchised inside larger states e.g austria
    • Expression of a cultural, historical or racial bond in the political identity of a state
      • E.g Gaelic League, 1844 Hungarian becomes official language+ Hungary adopts national anthem


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