Describe the main clauses of the Treaty of Vienna of 1815

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The main clauses of the Treaty of Vienna signed in 1815 were:

  • The Bourbon dynasty which had been deposed during the French Revolution was restored to power.
  • A series of states were set up on the boundaries of France to prevent French expansion in the future.
  • Kingdom of Netherlands was set up in the north and Genoa was added to Piedmont in the south.
  • Prussia was given new territories to its west and Austria was given control of northern Italy.
  • Russia was given part of Poland, while Prussia was given a portion of Saxony.
  • Their main aim was to restore monarchies and create a new conservative order in Europe.
  • France lost the territories it had annexed under Napolean.