PLS 362 Notes - PLS 362 The American Creed is the American...

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PLS 362 15/01/2008 10:14:00 The American Creed is the American Values Westphalia 1648 Born date of the Nation State System 1789 French Revolution – Issue of security Siegeing is really expensive and causes lots of Independent units Gunpowder coincides with religious wars Large States exist because cannons can bring down walls The Peace of Westphalia refers to the pair of treaties, the Treaty of Osnabrück and the Treaty of Münster, signed on May 15 and October 24 of 1648 respectively, which ended both the Thirty Years' War and the Eighty Years' War. The treaties involved the Holy Roman Emperor, Ferdinand III Habsburg, the other German princes, Spain, France, Sweden and representatives of the Dutch Republic. The Treaty of the Pyrenees, signed in 1659, ending the war between France and Spain, is also often considered part of the overall accord. “raison d'état” - The well being of the state Justifies the interest of the State France (mostly Catholic supports Protestants against Rome) Churchill was anticommunist but because of raison d'état he teamed up with Stalin against Hitler Trust no one is part of Balance of Power Peace Treaty of Westphalia No interference with the affairs of another state Chapter 7 of UN charter makes the 5 permanent matters Types of Systems Imperial
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Westphalia 1648 (Anarchy) Constitutional (EU, NATO) Hegemony The EU is Supranational. All 27 countries of the EU have given up some sovereignty Terrorism comes from states that do not have complete sovereignty Northwest frontier of Pakistan is where Osama bin Laden is hiding The Monroe Doctrine is a U.S. doctrine, which, on December 2, 1823, proclaimed that European powers would no longer colonize or interfere with the affairs of the newly independent nations of the Americas. The United States planned to stay neutral in wars between European powers and their colonies. However, if these latter types of wars were to occur in the Americas,
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