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Chapter 1 1800’s periodic wars and recessions Early 1900s war, depressions and dictatorships Late 1900s peace and prosperity Mercantilist Era Europe domination Mercantilism o The use of military power to enrich imperial governments o Use of state monopolies o Control on trade Britain controlling colonies (who they can sell and buy from) o Huge amounts of prosperity from mercantilism Economic competition in Europe 30 years war o decline of Spain o Peace of Westphalia Peace of Westphalia o Stabilized borders o Resolve religious conflicts o Beginning of the modern system of states o Established sovereignty Independence Anglo-French Rivalry o Seven years war o Ends with defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo Interests o Security though power o Control of markets and resources Interactions o Zero-sum bargaining among states o Wars Institutions o Few international institutions 100 Years Peace (1815-1914) Greater links among economies and governments
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course PSC 001 taught by Professor Teitelbaum during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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