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    England and the Austrian, Habsburg Empire were both influenced by many of the same pressures during the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Each nation witnessed segments of their society demand religious freedom, and each struggled with the issue of Monarchial government and who possessed the right to the throne. These were the pressures faced by both nations and, though there were similarities between the issues, each nation took a very different approach to solving their problems. England would

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    as the next successor. Karl married Zita of Burbon-Parma whom he was wed to until his death. Karl was originally an active member of the Austrian military until the death of Franz Josef I in 1916. He was the last Emperor of Austria and King of Hungry, reigning from November 21st, 1916 through the collapse of the empire in 1918. After the collapse of the empire during World War I, Karl dedicated the remainder of his lit to attempting to restore the monarchy. Karl became heir to the throne, after the

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    problems, which ultimately shaped nearly perfect nations. This supposed “perfection” generated great dignity in the nation’s citizens, which influenced the nationalistic growth and the unity of countries, but also contributed to the collision of empires comprising of various racial minorities and the underlying of World War I. Beginning in the 1700’s, nationalism emerged by means of affairs during the French Revolution, and stimulated pride within the French citizens. In the 1848 Proclamation of

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    Metternich The Leader

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    Metternich was a confident leader who put little faith in popular opinion or sentiment because he believed that the common man was too fickle in his loyalties and too inept to understand the magnitude of foreign policy. He was a loyal "servant" to the Austrian Emperor, even though Metternich was the true head of the Empire's government. Prince Klemens von Metternich was a complex individual that embodied the principles of 19th century conservatism and, through his Congress of Vienna, led the major European

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    Germany remain small with a Prussian leadership or become larger by the unification with Austria. In fact the purpose of the initial invitation was to gain the support the Czechs in order to build a superior nation state. During this period the Austrian Empire saw a variety of diverse ethnicities, some of which held a dominating majority, such as Germany. The Czechs at this time were also a predominant ethnic group and had been encouraged to hold a sense of pride in relation to their language and literature

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    The Habsburg Monarchy

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    disappointment and resentment to the significant national minorities in the empire. The Habsburg Monarchy managed to appease many nationalities such as the Poles and Italians (though they had always strived for a unified Italy) by giving them a favoured position in the empire, in which their nobility and relative autonomy was sustained. I will split this answer up into two sections; the Cisleithanian (Austrian) and the Hungarian parts of the empire. Both dealt with the nationalities within their borders differently

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    outbreak of the First World War, the southern border area of Trentino (at the time part of the Hapsburgic Empire) became a battlefield (May 1915); the Italian-speaking population living there was forced to leave their homes or voluntarily fled to the internal regions of the Hapsburgic Empire or of the Italian Kingdom- respectively by the Austrian or the Italian Army. In total, about 110.000 Austrian citizens of Trentino were displaced, part in Austro-Hungarian internal regions (75.000), part in Italy

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    throughout the novel of the dissipation of the empire—pre- and post-World War I—and the disintegration of the family. In comparison to Rezzori, Stefan Zweig’s The World of Yesterday is more successful in portraying the grievance of losing his homeland, Austria. There are many parallels throughout Rezzori’s novel about the dissipation of the empire and the disintegration of the family. His parents belonged to the city’s German-speaking elite. His father was an Austrian public servant in charge of the overseeing

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    Napoleon Bonaparte

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    Napoleon Bonaparte Corsica is a rugged island in the Mediterranean, which lies sixty miles off the coast of Italy. The Corsicans are proud and independent people. In 1768, when the French took over the island from Genoa, an Italian state, the Corsicans rebelled and fought for their freedom. But they were unsuccessful. Their leader, Pasquale Paoli, was driven into exile. Several months later, on August 15, 1769, Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Ajaccio, a major port on the island. He was the second-born

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    Austria is a small country due to its mountainous terrain deterring early settlers it only has a population of 8 million. (BOOK) Austria has been labeled as nation without a history since Austrian history is generally grouped in with the Germans. It wasn't till 1945 that Austrians constructed a national identity disconnect from the Germans and independent Austria began. (BOOK) Austria really impressed when a post war recovery started moving the focus off of their controversial past. Austria's high

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