Gladstone's First Ministry: Foreign Policy

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Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy is how your country deals with the problems outisde/in different countries. 

Gladstone's priciples:

  • To foster the strength of the empire by maintaining not expanding it
  • To aim for peace and avoid conflict- Retrenchment & Moral views
  • To cultivate and maintain the Concert of Europe
  • To acknowledge equal rights of all nations (moral)
  • That British foreign policy should always be inspired by a love of freedom 

Main Foriegn Policy Incidents 1868-74

1. The Franco-Prussian War (1870-71)                                                                                     When war broke out between France and Prussia, Britain decided to remain neutral as


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