Syllabus on International Relations

By Parker Thomas Moon; Institute of International Education (New York, N.Y.) | Go to book overview
A. Berlin Congress of 1878 to deal with Near East.
B. Berlin Conference of 1884-5 to deal with central Africa.
C. Algeciras Conference of 1906 to deal with Morocco.
D. London Conference of 1912-13 to deal with Balkan Wars.
2. Occasional joint diplomatic intervention by Great Powers, examples:
a. Joint notes to Turkey regarding treatment of Christians.
b. Joint declaration in 1912 forbidding Balkan nations to annex Turkish territory.
3. Joint armed intervention, examples:
a. Joint expedition to suppress Boxer uprising.
b. Joint naval demonstration to prevent Montenegro from annexing Scutari in 1913.
4. Treaty guarantees of neutrality, or international status for certain regions.
a. International guarantee of Belgium's neutrality.
b. International neutralization of Congo basin.

D. CONSPICUOUS SERVICES OF THE CONCERT.
1. Prevention of war in numerous cases.

Crisis after Peace of San Stefano, 1878.

Morocco crisis of 1905.

Balkan crisis of 1912-13.

2. Development of international cooperation along certain lines (see below, IV).

E. WEAKNESS OF THE CONCERT.
1. Inability to prevent numerous wars--Crimean War, Austro-Prussian War against Denmark, Seven Weeks' War, Franco-Prussian War, Russo-Turkish War, Spanish-American War, Boer War, Tripolitan War, Balkan Wars, Great War.
2. Tendency to disregard justice and interests of weak nations in effort to preserve peace among Great Powers by selfish compromises-- example: Berlin Congress of 1878.
3. Inability to act quickly for prevention of conflict--the 1914 crisis.
4. Lack of continuous conference and of administrative organs.
5. Inherent difficulty of attempting to preserve harmony while militarism, imperialism, nationalism, and secret diplomacy were rampant and generally regarded as legitimate.

F. THE BALANCE OF POWER WITHIN THE CONCERT.
1. Meaning of the Balance of Power.
2. Reasons for British desire for Balance of Power, before the War.
3. Argument for the Balance of Power as a safeguard of peaceful Concert.
4. Danger of the Balance of Power--rivalry, suspicion, and panicky anxiety, as between rival coalitions.
5. Outbreak of the Great War in 1914 as proof of the instability and peril of a Balance between armed coalitions.

G. SMALL POWERS AND THE CONCERT.

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