CSS European History 2015

PART-II

Q.2. Explain how the conquest and policy of Napolean-I influenced the Course of  European history during the Nineteenth century. (20)

 Q.3. “The Congress of Vienna was congress of aristocrats, to whom the ideas of nationality and democracy as proclaimed by the French Revolution were in-comprehensible or loathsome. The rulers re-arranged Europe according to their own desires, disposing of it as if it were their own property” (C.D. Hazen). Critically examine the work of Congress of Vienna. (20)

Q.4. “The Eastern Question entered upon a new and startling phase in 1908”. Discuss this phase from 1908 to 1914. (20)

Q.5. What is Nihilism? Trace the rise and course of development of Nihilism in Russia. (20)

Q.6. Bismark dominated European Politics from 1870-1890. Explain. (20)

Q.7. Give some account of the new political theories which became prominent in Europe   during the latter half of the Nineteenth century. (20)

Q.8. Write notes on any TWO of the following: (10 each) (20)

(a) The reign of terror

(b) Kossuth

(c) Hetaireia philike