1-4 - Revolutions Social Change Part I The Idea of...

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1/4/06 Part I- The Idea of Revolution The world of traditional domination Russian government was most sophisticated People’s Commissar for the Enlightenmente education was Chacheran who gave a lecture to Calvary officers Saw only 2 possibilities: conservative & liberal, Nazis, Communist – high discipline and emotional appeal (party of great books) SAT was the result of the great depression Unbelievably emotional events passionate politics During revolutions people think almost anything is possible They have been the locomotives of history Greatest Presidents participate in revolutions Violent, sudden, massive change in social and political structures War of Independence (American Revolution) no longer a king Commonwealth is the old word for republic (lord protector of the commonwealth= president) Philadelphia was the second most British town Every four years is a mini revolution (“don’t shoot go and vote!”) Democracy: wonderful process in which government is forced to issue guarantees
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course POLI_SCI 221 taught by Professor Galvin during the Winter '07 term at Northwestern.

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