History of Europe, from the Fall of Napoleon, in 1815, to the Accession of Louis Napoleon, in 1852

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W. Blackwood & Sons, 1854
 

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Still greater results of the Freetrade policy of England
10
Vast extension of the United States of America
11
Vast increase of Russia during the same period
12
Continued increase of Russia from the Revolutions of 1830 and 1848
14
necessity
15
Revolution of 1848 in Paris
16
Causes of the fall of Louis Philippe
17
Calamitous effects of the Revolution of 1848 in Europe
18
Extreme violence of the Revolution in Germany
19
Successful stand against the revolutionary spirit in England and France
20
Restoration of military power in Austria
21
Restoration of military despotism in France by Louis Napoleon
22
Great increase of external dangers from the effects of the Revolution of 1848
23
Disastrous effects of this Revolution on the cause of freedom 25 Dangers of Great Britain in particular i
26
Extraordinary change in the national mind in this respect
27
Dangers springing from the Freetrade system
28
Dangers arising from the change in our foreign policy
29
Gold mines of California and Australia
30
Tendency to undue influence of wealth in the later stages of society
32
Influence of contraction and expansion of the currency on Rome and on Europe in the sixteenth century 34 Europe in the sixteenth century
33
Vast effects of the expansion of the currency during the war
35
the peace
36
Amount of that contraction
37
Vast effect of the discovery of the Californian gold
38
What if California had not been discovered
39
Vast blessings which its discovery has introduced
40
Immense effect of the application of steam to mechanical labour
41
And importance of its being inapplicable to agriculture
42
Proof of this from statistical considerations
43
What if the case had been otherwise ?
45
Great effect upon the fortunes of the species
46
Effect of general education on general morality
47
Reasons of this peculiarity in human nature
49
Great consequent influence of mind on human affairs
51
Ease with which the press may be perverted to the purposes of des potism
52
Great effect of the discovery of steam and electric communication
53
Increased corresponding activity in the principles which counteract evil
54
Way in which this was brought about
55
General longing after representative institutions
56
Macaulays History
59
Doubts which their general failure has excited among men
60
Effect of representative institutions in Britain
61
Its effects in America
63
Rise of divisions and passions of race
64
Great error in supposing national character depends on institutions
65
Wars of races are the great passion of Eastern Europe
67
Real character good and evil of representative institutions
68
Great effect of the social passions of Europe in propelling its inhabitants to the New World
69
And of the discovery of the gold mines of California and Australia
71
What if the case had been otherwise?
72
Increasing influence of Russian conquest
73
Migratory propensities of men in the youth of civilisation
75
Corresponding moving propensities in the maturity of civilisation 71 Necessity of republican institutions to colonial settlements 72 Adaptation of the ...
78
Destiny of the race of Japhet in reference to Christianity
79
Increasing influence of religion in Europe
81
Differences of the era of this history and that of the last
82
the year
84
Not necessary as a general measure of finance
100
Miss ONeil
104
Reflections on this subject
106
Which is coldly received by the Chamber
108
Increasing liberalism of the higher ranks
110
Ephemeral decorations of such literature
116
Reflections on this subject
130
Marriage of the Princess Charlotte of Wales
136
Spafield riots
142
Lord Exmouths preparations for an attack
148
Continuance of the action and positions taken by the ships
154
Honours bestowed on Lord Exmouth and the fleet
161
Which occasions a universal reaction against Napoleon and his adhe
167
Convention of 11th February 1818 for the diminution of the army
174
Composition of the Chamber of Peers 228
175
Mr Peels Irish Insurrection Act
183
Ordinances regarding the Chamber of Peers
184
Reorganisation of the army into departmental legions
190
441
192
Departure of Marshal Brune for Paris
196
Temper of France during the elections
202
Ministry of the Duke de Richelieu
208
Treaty of Paris
216
Reflections on these treaties
223
Opening of the Chamber and speech of the King
229
Manner in which the speech was received by the Chamber
231
Difficulties at taking the Oath of Fidelity
232
Answer of the Chamber of Deputies ib 64 Law against seditious cries
233
Discussion on it in the Chambers
235
Vehement discussion on the law against seditious cries
236
Law establishing courtsmartial for political offences
237
Proposal for rendering the inferior judges removable during a year
238
His trial before the Chamber of Peers
251
His defence and condemnation b 86 Appeal to the capitulation of Paris
253
He is found guilty and sentenced to death
255
His death determined on by the King il
256
Reflections on this event
257
And on the Duke of Wellingtons share in the transaction
258
Trial of Lavalette
260
The Kings pardon is applied for in vain
261
He escapes from prison by the aid of his wife and in her dress
262
Sir Robert Wilson Mr Hutchinson and Mr Bruce enable him to escape from France
263
Mode in which they effect his escape and their trial ib 97 Adventures of Murat after the battle of Waterloo
265
He embarks and lands in Corsica
266
His arrival at Ajaccio and descent on Naples
268
The King lands
269
Where he fails
270
And is arrested
271
He is condemned by a courtmartial
272
His death
273
Reflections on this event
274
Death of MoutonDuvernet and General Chartrand
275
A general amnesty
276
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278
Project of the Royalists
283
147
286
Answer of the Ministers and their counter project
290
Exaggerations of General Donnadieu and needless severities
296
Adoption of these principles by the King and preparations for carrying
302
The Opposition and its leaders
306
Consternation of the ultraRoyalists and dismissal of Chateaubriand
308
CHAPTER IV
314
Its entire failure
332
Establishment of savings banks and diminished severity of punishment
339
His entry into Paris
340
Cause of this increased prosperity
345
Bill of Indemnity for persons seized under the suspension of the Habeas
353
214
354
Progress in other branches of manufacture
358
Treaty with Spain for the abolition of the slave trade
359
His character
365
Commencement of the debates on the currency question
372
His speech on the occasion continued
378
Decision of Parliament on the subject
391
Sir James Mackintoshs motion is carried
402
Clandestine succours sent by the English to the South American insur
408
The succours to the insurgents still continue Reflections on this sub
415
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420
CHAPTER V
421
20
425
Literary character of Sir Walter Scott
428
Moore as a lyric poet
434
his peculiar character
440
Joanna Baillie
447
Sir William Hamilton
453
Davy Brunel Telford Rennie Stephenson
459
Jeffrey
465
Lockhart
471
Miss Martineau
484
Mill
490
Sir Edward B Lytton
496
Carlyle
502
Monckton Milnes and Aytoun
508
Grant Pickersgill Swinton Eastlake and Thorburn
515
John Kemble
521
CHAPTER VI
537
Great distress in France in the winter of 181617
544
Change in the style of history Hallam
545
It is passed
551
Extreme scarcity and measures of Government in consequence
557
Violence of the Royalists and difficulties of Louis
562
The Budget of 1817
563
Result of the debate
569
The Orléanists
575
The bill is passed into a law
582
Death and character of Lord Ellenborough
589
Secret military Protocol
595
Attempted assassination of the Duke of Wellington
601
Difficulties of the Duke de Richelieu
607
Movement against the Electoral Law in the Peers
613
Answer on the part of the Ministerialists
614
The proposition is carried and vast sensation throughout France
615
Measures of the Cabinet and the Liberals in the Chamber of Deputies ib 8891 Argument in support of M Barthélémys proposal 616618
616
9294 Argument of the Ministers on the other side 619620
619
Adoption of M Barthélémys proposition and defeat of Ministers on the fixing of the financial year
621
Measures of the Government
622
Great majority in the Chamber of Deputies for Ministers
623
Great and lasting results of the changes already made in France ib 99 Repeated coups détat in France since the Restoration
624
The coups détat were all on the popular side
625
Causes of this peculiarity
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