European History: Revolutions and Intervention

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What played an essential role in shaping the contemporary world between the end of the 18th and the first decade of the 19th century?

The French Revolution

Which event laid the foundation for European global influence in the second half of the 19th century?

The tightening grip of European countries in the imperial realm

What made the world smaller, reducing travel time, transporting goods and people more easily and cheaply, and speeding up circulation of news and information?

Scientific and technological innovations

What played a significant role in the emergence of new political subjects during the first half of the 19th century?

Scientific and technological innovations

Which event spread at the European level during the first half of the 19th century?

The Industrial Revolution

What imposed itself as the 'standard' model of political organization during the first half of the 19th century?

Nation-states

What was the impact of the Greek independence and events in the former Spanish colonies in Latin America on the Vienna order?

It weakened the Vienna order

In the struggle between liberal and conservative principles, what role did Britain play in the 1830s?

Promoting liberal reforms

What was Austria's stance in the struggle between liberal and conservative principles in the 1830s?

Advocating for conservative principles

How did liberalism connect with national unification in the Italian peninsula and German territories?

It supported national unification

What did Greece's independence emphasize about the Ottoman Empire?

Its weakness

What did Russia's efforts to extend its control over the Turkish Straits indicate?

Ottoman fragility

What did French troops' occupation of Algeria emphasize?

Ottoman weakness and instability

What was the outcome of Muhammad Ali's efforts to extend Egypt’s control over neighbouring Ottoman territories?

Failure due to European intervention

What was the impact of Muhammad Ali's efforts on Ottoman policy?

It initiated a period of Ottoman reforms

What was the limitation of Ottoman modernization attempts along Western lines?

They were limited by European pressure

What was the main aim of the Congress of Vienna in 1814-1815?

To restore the 'old' European political landscape

Which countries were the main protagonists at the Congress of Vienna?

Austria, Great Britain, Prussia, Russia, and France

What did the Holy Alliance aim to restrain in Europe?

Liberalism and secularism

Which principle did the decisions of the Congress of Vienna rest on?

Balance of power, containment of France, and legitimacy

Which two countries desired to expand their territories and enhance their political role within the emerging international order after the Congress of Vienna?

Prussia and Russia

Which countries signed the Holy Alliance to restrain liberalism and secularism in Europe?

Russia, Austria, and Prussia

What did the Quadruple Alliance aim to maintain solidarity against after the Congress of Vienna?

Resumption of France's expansionism and revolutionary activism

Who proposed the Holy Alliance to restrain liberalism and secularism in Europe?

Tsar Alexander I

Who were considered as 'satisfied powers' aiming to maintain the status quo after the Congress of Vienna?

Austria and Britain

Which European territories were not restored as part of the Congress's decisions?

The Holy Roman Empire, aristocratic republics of Venice, Genoa, Lucca, papal fiefdoms in France, and Sovereign Military Order of Malta in Malta

What new instrument did article 6 of the Quadruple Alliance provide after the Congress of Vienna?

Regular peacetime conferences to deal with problems preserving stability and order in Europe

Which event led to the first major international crisis after the Congress of Vienna?

The armed insurgency in Greece

Which country found natural support in Tzarist Russia during the Greek independence issue?

Greece

Who was chosen as the first King of Greece after it became an independent constitutional monarchy?

Otto of Bavaria

What led to the establishment of the new Republic of Brazil in 1889?

A coup d’état

What disrupted the camps of Russia, Britain, and France during the Greek independence issue?

The armed insurgency in Greece

Who increasingly focused on promoting France’s European paramountcy at Austria’s expense?

Napoleon III

What did Britain gradually shift its attention to in the mid-1840s?

Growing extra European empire

What did George Canning call for during the Latin American independence issue?

A joint Anglo-American statement

What did the Quadruple Alliance authorize to support the King of Spain during the struggle with Latin American colonies?

"French intervention"

"The US disinterest in European issues" and "the noncolonization of the Western hemisphere by European powers" were emphasized through which doctrine?

"US diversity from Europe"

Who engaged the support of Mehmet Ali, the (Ottoman) governor (pasha) of Egypt, to crush the Greeks movement after the beginning of the armed insurgency?

Britain

This quiz covers the European history of the 1820s, focusing on revolutionary movements and intervention by major powers such as Britain, Russia, and the Holy Alliance. It also explores the crisis of the conference system and the principle of non-intervention.

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