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Unformatted text preview: Matthew Miller History 100 Oct 31, 2007 Maps of Time : Chapter 9 Chapter Nine focuses on power. Specifically, the power to control other people and resources, as well as the connection between the management of the two. As communities continued to grow larger and larger during this agricultural revolution, humans realized that executive powers were necessary for the function of the community as a whole. History has shown that power other people corrupts the man or group of men in charge, and from that we get the idea of the Big Man . When the need for an authority or ruler first came about, their purpose was to keep the people and resources in their control in line and effective. In these cases, the power and resources were willingly surrendered by the subjects. This type of power can be called consent- based power , where the ruler’s power is truly derived from his subjects. As communities continued to grow larger, the leaders began to use their power and resources to control their...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course HIST 100 taught by Professor Dr.christienson during the Fall '07 term at San Diego State.
- Fall '07