World History 9B, Assignment Six, After the Congress of Vienna


Assignment Six
After the Congress of Vienna
Packet, Deadline January 22, 160 points

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What happened around the Atlantic after the great ideals of the Congress of Vienna?

von Metternich

von Metternich


The Congress of Vienna convened as Napoleon was falling from power. The big question was how to create stability in Europe after so much had been shattered by the Napoleonic Wars. Attendees to the Congress believed the real key to stability was to strengthen the monarchies and restrict the power of France.

Just what happened in the wake of the Congress was something no one imagined.


Students will identify and describe the strengths and weaknesses of their topics from this period assigned to their groups.

Essential questions

What were the positive and not-so-positive effects of your topic? Why? How did they affect the people of their time and ours?

Special instructions

You will present the findings of your group in a format you choose. You can do the traditional PowerPoint, you can discuss it, you can do a news program, a podcast or a play. You choose.

Work with the team assignments we made in class. The topics are listed below.

  1. The growth of nationalism, 1815 - 1850
  2. Revolutions of 1848
  3. Latin American Revolutions
  4. French Rulers
  5. The Explosion of Classical and Romantic Music

In addition to your presentation, you need to create a simple handout explaining your findings. You need to include a paragraph or two that explains each side. You will email your handouts to me and I will combine them.






Printed files


Media files

To view the PowerPoint file we used in class at the start of this unit, click here.

Online files

I will post the textbook pages as linked files soon.

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Sound files