The  Congress of Vienna was a meeting held from late 1814 to early 1815.They had The Congress of Vienna because they wanted to settle the issues arising  for a quarter century of war between France and the rest of Europe.The congress decidded how Europe would be ruled after the imminent defeat.The Congress of Vienna basically had two goals .One was to exclude France out of all of the major decisions.The other was to get France to share power with the rest of Europe.