Good Government: Frederick II and Thomas Jefferson
Jefferson and Frederick II have some amazing views on how the government should be
ran/controlled. But the only thing is some of their views dont line up. Jefferson has good and
bad views a
Declaration of Rights of Men and Women
The Declaration of Rights for Men and Women explain what rights are reserved for men
and women citizens. It goes from the freedom and equality you are born with to the necessary
Benedict Anderson coined the term imagined community.
Nationalism brought up Germany and destroyed Austria-Hungary.
It tells us that nations are bad and for those who hate other people.
They thought themse
Machiavelli and Bismarck-government that makes sense by politics. Aristotle and Bismarck-perfect
government picked what worked by real life example. Contrast to Plato-best government is by thinking
what is the best and do that, dont know if it will work o
Environments play a huge role in the development of societies no matter where you are.
Whether you are in the mountains, plains, hills, or on the shore, the environment will shape
how your society develops. Such examples are anc
The call of Mohammed
Sura 53 The Star
In the name of god, the gracious, the merciful.
1) By the star as it goes down.
2) Your friend (Mohammed) has not gone astray, nor has he erred.
3) Nor does he speak out of desire.
4) It is but a revelation revealed.
The middle ages
Early middle ages 500-1000, High Middle Ages 1000-1300, late Middle Ages 1300-1500
The Five pillars of Islam
1) The Shahada=the testimony
2) The Salat=Pray 5 times a day
3) The Zakat=donations/offering
4) The Sawm=self-purification
Honors Western CIV
The 19th century is defined by the pull between conservative and liberal forces, esp. in Europe
2.) (political) revolution
Forms of imperialism and management methods
The Scramble for Africa
Decline of the Muslim Empires
The British in India
Belgium starts everything
King Leopold II sends Welsh reporter to inner Congo
Stanley signs treaties