Intl relations lecture 2

Intl relations lecture 2 - o Core group of states in Europe...

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Intl relations lecture 2 8/24/10 Precursors to modern state. Roman empire o 50bc-400ad: allowed individual to have local identity o United under a centralized law. o Imperialist Middle ages Late middle ages o Transnational business comm. o Commerce Treaty of Westphalia o 1648: came at the end of 30 years war o Treaty brought about the modern state Sovereignty o Centrally controlled national militaries
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Unformatted text preview: o Core group of states in Europe What is a state? • Political unit o Has gov’t o People hold allegiance to • Territory o Boundries and borders. • Population o People live there • Independpent o Operate w/o the help of others o Recognized by other states. • Sovereignty o Right to impose laws and collect taxes...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course POLS 2250 taught by Professor Charityd.butcher during the Fall '10 term at Kennesaw.

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