Gladstone's Foreign Policy 1868-1874

1. Gladstone wanted to avoid war, for many reasons. What wasn't one of them?

  • Wars were unnecessary, European powers should act in concert for resolutions
  • It would mean he'd have to walk home on Tuesdays
  • Wars were costly, and he was a retrenchment guy
  • the inevitable loss of human life was immoral and unethical
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2. When was the Franco-Prussian War?

  • 1870-1871
  • 1871
  • 1869
  • drop beats, not bombs
  • Once upon a time

3. Did Gladstone mean to weaken Britain?

  • Not a clue!
  • No, it was never directly intentional
  • Maybe- he was sneaky y'know...
  • Yes 100%
  • who is Gladstone?

4. which side was Britain on (in the F-P war?)

  • Germany was against France
  • I don't know
  • She gave some support to Germany
  • She remained neutral
  • She was in support of France
  • Britain was in support of Norway

5. Possibly the most relevant clause of the Treaty of Paris to the course is?

  • ToP argued the sea was salty
  • ToP banned all Russian warships and naval bases in the Black Sea
  • ToP gave Paris to Russia
  • ToP declared that 20% of Parisians would reside in the Crimean peninsula to settle the unrest.

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