Vienna Settlement: Germany

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  • Created on: 15-11-13 09:53

Vienna Settlement:

  • unity at this stage was completely off of peoples' minds
  • firstly, the main possibly important factor was that Austria and Prussia were both rivals who wanted the overall majority of Germany
  • but they were civil at this stage
  • Metternich called it a 'peaceful dualism'
  • both countries were part of the Great Powers that were ultimately the Congress of Vienna (since they both participated in the war and won)
  • each country had great gains as well
  • the Vienna Peace Settlement was 1815

Austria's gains:

  • most of Austria's land gains came from Italy rather than Germany
  • they gained Lombardy and Venetia
  • while the Austrian ruling family were reinstated to Parma, Modena and Tuscany

Prussia's gains:

  • they gained a fair amount of…

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