student societies in the German states dedicated to fostering the goal of a free, united Germany.
a movement in Italy in the nineteenth century aimed at the creation of a united republic.
Balance of Power
a distribution of power among several states such that no single nation can dominate or interfere with the interests of another.
an ideology based on tradition and social stability that favored the maintenence of established institutions, organized religion, and obedience to authority and resisted change, especially abrupt change.
a form of literature used by Romantics to emphesize the bizarre and unusual, especially evident in horror stories.
Principle of intervention
the idea, after the Congress of Vienna, that the great powers of Europe had the right to send armies into countries experienceing revolution to restore legitimate monarchs to their thrones.