Why Nations Go to War
WWI started when a Serb shot Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie in 1914 in Sarajevo
in the Austrian-Hungarian Empire.
The first outburst after this happened from Germany by Kaiser Wilhelm II said
that hed back up Austria-Hungary.
Tend to focus on a group that sees themselves are oppressed, and that are normally a
Champion Group wants society to stop oppressing the group and to get the oppressed
group to stop accepting the oppression, and they should
Islam in politics
Its the number two religion in the world behind Christianity
Islam (the word) means submission to the will of God
The Night Journey
Sharia (set of rules on how to live)
Sunnis (85% of
As pollution gets more and more into the atmosphere, its holding heat in and causing
global warming. (the greenhouse effect)
Limiting the burning of fossil fuels would improve the environment, but it would have a
devastating economic effect
Socialism and Communism
Urban working poor was created by the industrial revolution.
Capitalism created a system that was hard on the working class, thought capitalism
abused the working class (it did at the time) and thought it was all awful an
-Protection of individuals from the government. Leads to some form of
-capitalism (adam smith/utilitarianism [Jeremy bentham/john stuart mill])
DEMOCRACY IS NOT AN IDEOLOGY. Its a means by which
Ideologies: Who needs them?
Ideologies try shape and direct social change. Rather than denoting the scientific study of
ideas, ideology has come to refer to a set of ideas that tries to link thought with action.
We need them. Without them, wed be lost. Id
Fascism- worked because it appealed to peoples emotional side. It made them feel good.
It appeals the emotional need to connect and be a part of a group. It arose in the early 20th
century, and the first fascist leader was Benito Mussolini. He was the lea
Rose as a reaction to liberalism, thought there were natural leaders in society, and we
would be better off if we followed them.
Traditional Conservatives- people who traditionally liked the way things had been in
England with the class syste