|2.||Occasional joint diplomatic intervention by Great Powers, examples:|
|3.||Joint armed intervention, examples:|
|4.||Treaty guarantees of neutrality, or international status for certain
|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).|
|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.|
|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.|