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SOCIAL SCIENCE – HISTORY CH-1 – THE RISE OF NATIONALISM IN EUROPE

VERY SHORT ANSWER TYPE QUESTIONS

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Who was Frederic Sorrier?

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In which year did Frederic Sorrier prepare a series of four prints?

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Which famous French artist had prepared a series of four prints visualizing his dreams of a world?

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What brought sweeping changes in the political and mental world of Europe in the 19th century?

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What was the main aim of the French revolutionaries?

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Describe the events of French Revolution which had influenced the people belonging to other parts of

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Europe. What was the main objective of the Treaty of Vienna of 1815?

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Who hosted the Congress of Vienna in 1815?

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Who said, “True German culture is to be discovered among common people?

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Which treaty recognized Greece as an independent nation?

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Who was proclaimed German Emperor in a ceremony held at Versailles in January 1871?

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Who was Count Cavour?

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Name a famous Italian Revolutionary.

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How was the United Kingdom of Great Britain formed?

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Name the allegory which represented the Republic of France.

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What does the crown of oak leaves worn by Germania stand for?

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In France, whose images were marked on coins and stamps during the 1850s?

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Name the region whose habitats were broadly known as Slays.

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Which countries wanted to control Balkans?

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Which country was not interested in the Balkan Peninsula?

SHORT ANSWER TYPE QUESTIONS

1)

Differentiate between the concept of a modem state and a nation state. How did the sense of common

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identity develop in Europe? What happened when the news of revolutionary events in France reached the different cities of Europe?

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Explain. After 1804, how did the peasants, artisans and new businessmen enjoy freedom in the Units of Europe?

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In 1834, why was a Customs Union formed at the initiative of Prussia and joined by most of the German

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states? ’Socially and politically, a landed aristocracy was the dominant class in Europe in the 19th century’ Support the statement with suitable facts.

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How was the Treaty of Vienna of 1815 implemented? Explain with examples.

Or

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Why did the representatives of the European powers met at Vienna in 1815 to draw up a settlement for Europe? Explain. Evaluate the contribution of Italian revolutionary- Giuseppe Mazzini in spreading revolutionary ideas in

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Europe. Why were the European governments driven by a spirit of conservatism?

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How did Mazzini realize that the creation of nation-states was a necessary step in a freedom struggle? Explain.

10)

Describe any three main features of the economic condition of the German-speaking regions in the first half of the 19 th century.

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’The issue of extending political rights to women was a controversial one within the liberal movement, in which large numbers of women had participated actively over the years’. Explain the statement with the

help of suitable examples.

Or

Why was the issue of extending political rights to women a controversial one within the liberal movement

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in 1848? What do these revolutions reveal about political conflicts due to gender differences? Explain the political meaning of liberalism.

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Describe the circumstances that led to the July Revolution of 1830. Who led such revolutions in Europe?

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Why was the period between 1830-48 called the age of revolutions in Europe? Give any five reasons.

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How far is it correct to say that the time period from 1830 to 1848 saw hunger, hardship, revolt and

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revolution of the liberals? Explain. Explain the statement “When France sneezes, the rest of Europe catches a cold”.

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Describe the events which led to the proclamation of Victor Emmanuel II as King of unified Italy.

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Why is the process of unification of the United Kingdom considered to be a long drab out process? Or Why England was more powerful than other nations in the British Isles? Explain by three examples.