Background Note: Bulgaria
People ice skate in front of the National Theatre, Sofia, Bulgaria, January 2, 2006. [ AP Images]
OFFICIAL NAME: Republic of Bulgaria Geography Area: 110,910 sq. km. (slightly larger than Tennessee). Major cities:
Some basic definitions:
politics- the process of making an contesting authoritative public
decisions about the distribution of rights, responsibilities, wealth, and
comparative politics- the systematic search for answers to politica
POLI 109 Comparative Politics QUIZ#2 review sheet (Spring 2017)
CASE STUDY: Russia/Soviet Union
Russias origins, size, expansion
o Emergence of Slavic peoples concentration in Kiev expansion
What drove the expansion?
o Age of Tsars Russian Empire
State Formation & Comparison to Modern States
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
What is the state?
One entity that makes the rules
Monopoly on legitimate violence
Theories of human political organization
The differences between the American and British constitutions.
Virginia Commonwealth University.
If you ever wanted to see the official U.S. Constitution all you would have
to do is take a trip to the National Archives in W
TURKEY IN BRIEF
Name Extension Population Capital Language Religion National Anthem National Flag Historical Outline Republic of Turkey Approximately 780 thousand sq. kms Approximately 1,600 kms East to West; 650 kms North to Sout