Select one of the following topics for a 750-1000 word essay:
- Contrast the goals and policies of Nineteenth-century liberals and conservatives. Conclude by remarking on the repressive methods used by regimes 1815-1848 to stay in power.
- Describe in detail the origin and consequences of the industrial revolution. Refer to the video, Crash Course: The Industrial Revolution, and the link it makes between demand and innovation. Why do you think the human impact of the industrial Revolution is often overlooked?
- Describe the efforts to unify Germany from 1848 to 1871. Refer to the video, German Unification (Part II: Bismarck’s Realpolitik), for an explanation of why Bismarck was the perfect person for this task. How did unified Germany change Europe after 1871?