L2 - Lecture #2 (1/16): Key Terms Absolutist Monarchism...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Lecture #2 (1/16): Key Terms Absolutist Monarchism Divine Right of Kings Dynastic Nationalism Balance of Power
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Evolution of the MSS, 1648 – today 1648-1789: The Classical International System (or Classical Balance of Power System) 1789-1914: The Age of Revolutions: Nationalism and Industrialism 1914-1945: The Era of Total War 1945-1989/91: The Cold War
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The Classical International System Relatively Calm Period, 1648-1789 Why such calm? The calm was the result of the social/political and economic order of European societies (look ahead: when that changes, the calm would end) Look at these societies and make connect
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European Societies, 1648-1789 Two Key Features 1. Social, economic and political stratification/elitism 1. Relations between people and rulers
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Social/Economic Stratification People concentrated at the top and bottom of European societies At the top – the nobility and the church Relatively small middle class
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L2 - Lecture #2 (1/16): Key Terms Absolutist Monarchism...

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