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Q: Western Civilization ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Western Civilization
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: mayli-ga
List Price: $15.00
Posted: 28 Nov 2002 20:31 PST
Expires: 28 Dec 2002 20:31 PST
Question ID: 116203
I need a good essay with 250 words (including introduction,
development, and conclution) that answer this question:
 "What was Nationalism? Outline the differences between France under
Napoleon III; Germany under Bismark; Italy under Cavour and Garibaldi.
What causes unified or defined these countries? (i.e wars, alliances
and political styles)"

 I need the answer as soon as possible.
 Thank you!

Request for Question Clarification by scriptor-ga on 29 Nov 2002 05:23 PST
Dear mayli,

I doubt that such an essay could be written with only 250 words. The
German unification under Bismarck between 1864 and 1871 alone would be
far too complex, and a brief description of German history before that
time would also be necessary. Maybe you meant 2500 words? If so, you
should keep in mind that writing such an essay would take hours of
careful research. May I humbly recommend raising the fee a bit, so it
would be more likely that a Researcher is willing to take this
considerable amount of work?

Best regards,

Clarification of Question by mayli-ga on 29 Nov 2002 12:04 PST
It is a 250 words essay (two hundreds fifty), not 2500.
Subject: Re: Western Civilization
Answered By: peggy_bill-ga on 29 Nov 2002 14:00 PST
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
Hello mayli,

This essay is just a little longer than you want.  It is 290 words. I
hope it explains things in a useful manner for you.



Nationalism is characterized by a loyalty of the people, based on
common geography, descent, language, and religion.  Prior to this ,
states were generally organized around religious or dynastic ties;
citizens owed loyalty to their church or ruling family.  France,
Germany, and Italy each took their own unique path to this modern
concept of nationalism.

France became a modern nation through inclusion and political reform. 
Everyone who lived within the geographical boundaries of modern France
was considered a French citizen and treated as such.  Under Napoleon
III bureaucratic efforts produced cultural assimilation which
succeeded in raising the level of consciousness of French culture and
national identity in rural areas of the country.

German nationalism developed around ethnic identity.  The modern
German nation was defined by the people themselves, i.e. those who
spoke German and had a German name.  Germany attempted unification by
constitutional reforms at the Frankfurt Assembly of 1848 but failed. 
Instead, Bismarck unified Germany through war believing it to be the
only means of creating a nation.

Italy grew into a modern nation through ethnic identity as well. 
Cavour, in the north, thought unification was nonsense, but he opposed
foreign domination over Italian peoples.  Thus, he fought to create a
unified Northern Italy governed by a liberal constitution.  Garibaldi,
in the south, had a vision of a liberal society that supported
workers' rights, self-determination, and female emancipation.  He led
his army securing the independence of southern Italy for Italian

Nationalism was thus a philosophy as well as a process conceived and
directed by leaders.  The introduction of national constitutions and
the struggle for political rights gave peoples the sense of helping to
determine their fate as a nation and of sharing responsibility for the
future well-being of that nation.

Keywords Used: 
nationalism history
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