Visions of a unified Europe after 1815 - EXPeditions

Visions of a unified Europe after 1815

by Christopher Brooke
  • Key point 1
    The Congress of Vienna in 1815 introduced institutionalised European cooperation, defeating republicanism and restoring the monarchies.
  • Key point 2
    A left-wing version of a unified Europe emerges as an alternative, with figures like Giuseppe Mazzini calling for a holy alliance of the peoples.
  • Key point 3
    A common cause among the left concerns the liberation of Poland; the question of borders is key to discussions regarding a European confederation of sister republics.