Dont want anyone to mess with their sovereignty Tibet Taiwan other ethnic

Dont want anyone to mess with their sovereignty tibet

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Don’t want anyone to mess with their sovereignty Tibet, Taiwan, other ethnic minorities Followed by Russia, Spain, Sudan, Burma, North Korea Internationalism pushes back state sovereignty Sovereignty is also unraveling with ideology War on drugs, war on terror, international afghanistan State Sovereigntist vs. Internationalists State or not a state State South Africa, Somalia, Palau, Vatican City, Serbia, Tajikistan, East Timor, Lesotho Not a State Africa, Tibet, Greenland, Middle East, Kurdistan, Puerto Rico, Kosovo, Scotland, Taiwan, Texas World Political Systems: The Political Left and Right Who controls the State? Conservative Right Strong central government Extreme- political power is more concentrated in the government Total extreme- Total power in one person
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Liberal Left Keep the government out (strong central government) Extreme- political power is more distributed, less government control Total extreme- no laws, totally free Types of Government Anarchy- No government, chosen none in the world Communism- power distributed to all people Associated with dictatorship, but is not Communism is a political and economic system Government does everything for the people Fails horribly every time because leaders take over “temporarily” None in the world Direct Democracy Every person votes on everything Hardly active in the world (Switzerland) Multi-party state/ Representative Democracy Lets someone represent you in law making People still have power since we vote on representatives One party state People “vote” on one political party Egypt, China, Central Asia Theocracy Rule by religion Vatican City, Iran, Monarchy most popular throughout history power in a “family line” Saudi Arabia Military Government military has taken over by force Burma (Myanmar) Dictatorship/ fascism All power in one person Dictatorship- power by force Fascism- not really by force, people like them (hitler, mussolini) Communism, direct democracy, representative democracy are relatively new evolved from monarchy Global Patterns of Governance Significant shift to the left in the last 200 years Representative democracy Communism and Democracy have evolved in response to monarchy Dictators in today’s world have found it easier to remain in power w/ technology Russia may be leaning back towards a one party state
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Know your Heads of State Barack Obama President of the United States President is in charge of the powerful US (cultural, economic) Just center left Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada Largest unguarded borders Just center right Enrique Pena President of Mexico Just center left Will he continue war on cartels?
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