Growth of Nationalism and Liberalism: Germany

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  • mostly consisting of students and middle classes
  • one example of an event was Wartburg 1817
  • also Hambach Festival in 1832 Bavaria with 25,000 nationalists attending
  • they planned a revolution while drinking
  • Metternich got to hear about this and became worried
  • he, with assisstance from Prussia, persuaded the Diet to toughen rules
  • there was an increase of control within individual states
  • now, nationalists hated the Diet
  • a lot of students organised a 'Young Germany' aiming to unite the country
  • Metternich again heard about…


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