NATIONALISM

BY: LILLIE YALOWITZ, LEAH HICKS, & LONDON ECKHARD

1. How would you define Nationalism?

Nationalism is the belief that sovereignty rested not in a monarch or a church but in the people, and that they, banded together, constituted the nation.
Nationalism associated itself with Liberal and Humanitarian ideals.
At the CORe of Nationalism was a feeling of cultural identity among distinct groups of people who shared a common language and traditions and who belonged in a nation-state of their own.

2. What are the problems that Nationalism addresses?

Nationalism adressed the problem of feeling left out. nationalism can go anywhere on a spectrum of different ideologies because its offers a sense of community. Nationalism brought people together in common pride in their nation. Nationalism also brought people together because of their shared history and their beliefs.
Nationalism also unified GERMANY and the war of Liberation.

3. what are the ideals of nationalism?

Nationalism promised to:
- unify nations
- liberate subject peoples from foreign rule
-create a sense of fraternity among members of a national community
-lead the community to common destiny

4. how would someone use nationalism to motivate people?

Germany used nationalism to unify the country. groups and secret societies such as young Germany promoted a sense of national identity and unity.
forced in ITALY, POLAND, and elsewhere, nationalists formed similar organizations and intellectuals created interest in national languages and folk culture.

5. What are the specific reforms or changes desired or demanded?

Germany needed a better sense of community . They wanted a greater unity in their policies and principles.

6. What vision of the future did Nationalism propose?

Nationalism also moved people who didn't yet share a state. nationalist used the growing interest in language and history to proclaim their nation's special mission. Nationalism also promised a new sense of community as the old order with its traditional allegiances declined.  nationalism also offered a sense of strength and unity that appealed to many people: people who were threatened with foreign domination, people who were dissatisfied with the dominance of one ethnic group, and people who were feeling suppressed by what they considered foreign domination.

7. what makes nationalism unique?

nationalism works for every type of government. the main goal of nationalism is to bring people together in unity instead of ruling for only one group of people.

8. Where did nationalism take hold or demonstrate particular influence?

Germany, italy, POLAND, AND HUNGARY are examples of places that adopted nationalism into the way they rule their territories.

9. who were people who supported nationalism?

Johann Gottfried von herder (1744-1803) fostered a sense of national identity arising from german folk culture and oral traditions.
GEORG WILHELM FRIEDRICH hegel (1770-1831) provided philosophical and historical bases for german nationalism and the importance of the national state.
Heinrich von Gangern ( 1799-1880) was a liberal who helped to organize Burschenschaften, german student fraternities dedicated to national unity.

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