A. The Allies invaded France from across the Rhine, from Belgium and from Switzerland


    Britain gradually changed its attitude about the Alliance



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5.     Britain gradually changed its attitude about the Alliance

a.     Britain responded to new pressures caused by its new urban working class created through the new industrialization

b.     Britain found benefits in the revolutionary nationalism of Latin America and Greece

D.  Congress diplomacy was used at conferences (called "congresses"), 1815‑1823

1.     Goal of the Concert of Europe

a.      To have the Powers acting together (in concert) to keep order

b.     To stop the growth of liberalism and nationalism and preserve the status quo

2.     Congress of Aix-la-Chapelle (November 15, 1818)

a.      France joined the Congress

i.       The Quintuple Alliance was created

ii.     Admission of France to the alliance recognized that France was no longer a threat and again part of the power structure

a.     Castlereagh (Britain) and Metternich (Austria) opposed Czar Alexander I's proposed a policy of international military intervention by the Great Powers



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