Not too easy. Not too difficult.
This course exposes students with historical events that took place between the different European and Western countries and how those events shaped each countries relationship with one another.
I learned of the international relations theory called realism. Realists believe that the countries or sovereign states are the actors in international relations. They believe that each state desires power over others by political or economic means. It is also essential to ensure the superior strength of one's own military in case of a perceived threat from another state.
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Advice for students:
I would form a study group session to meet weekly to cover and share notes from the previous lectures. My advice would be to ensure you can give a precise definition of each term given and be able to show how that term can be used when analyzing a country's involvement with another.