SS Lecture 10.14
Lecture #5 cont.
Great Terror - NKVD (Led by Lavrentiy Beria)
G. Malenkov (2nd in the party, feels threatened)
N. Khrushchev (high ranking in the Politburo, threatened)
Late 1952- Doctors Plot
Apparently controlled by the U.S
Finishing Lecture 3:
-Cheka & Red Army
-10th Party Congress
-Red Army bloodshed turns the ice red, they dress up in white and murder all sailors
-Alexandra Kollontai (head of trade unions
Lenin - Better Fewer, But Better
2. Proletarian culture - we should be happy with a Bourgeois culture (hes saying we have
a backwards culture) *bourgeois culture means self interest/for the individual
*proletariat culture means work
22nd Party Congress - Oct. 1961
Leonid Brezhnev and Alexei Kosygin
Cuban Missile Crisis - Oct. 1962
Nikitas called back to Moscow by an underling (unusual) - Oct 1964
He has been resigned without choice, placed under house
TWO ON EXAM, ONLY REQUIRED TO ANSWER ONE:
1.) World War II was a decisive turning point in American history and gave birth to a new global
order. However, the United States was initially reluctant to enter the conflict. Why? What steps short
of war did FD
FINAL TUTORIAL NOTES
1. Start with multiple-choice questions - 20 of them. Then 4 terms and we answer 2.
Then 2 essays and we answer 1. Covers China portion in the terms and multiple
choice. Essay contains comparative terms also.
2. Sun Yatsen started the
SOCIAL SCIENCE MIDTERM TUTORIAL
Lenin: All families had small plots, was free to sell surplus. Farms were nationalized.
Under Stalin, farms were collectivization. Were not allowed to sell surplus.
Kirov: NOT ON THE TEST
Red Terror: A series of mass kil
Study Guide for the Final Exam SS101, Fall 2013
Who/What is it? What are the main details of the person/concept/document? You should know
DATES for the history terms.
Economy of Scale
Supply- products for sale.
Demand- collective desires of consumers, wha
Social Science IV: America\'s Response to Twentieth-Century Revolutions
CGS SS 202
AQAP: Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
ISIS: Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
ISIL: Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
SAM: Surface To Air Missiles
FSA: Free Syrian Army
Alawite: A branch of Shiite Islam who follow twelve Imams with minor differences wi
The New Nationalism and the New Imperialism
Nationalisms, Old and New:
A. The Liberal Nationalism of Mazzini: Mazzini wanted a unified Italy (Liberal
Nationalism), friendly nationalism
The old Nationalism: A Liberalism nationalism, a liberal re
SUNDAY BOOK REVIEW
Separate and Unequal
The Price of Inequality, by Joseph E. Stiglitz
By THOMAS B. EDSALL AUG. 3, 2012
Joseph E. Stiglitzs new book, The Price of Inequality, is the single most
comprehensive counterargument to both De
Marxs Moral Vision and the Crisis Theory of Capitalism
Karl Marx and His era: Social location, must understand the world of early industrial
capitalism due to the importance of understanding the social context.
A. The Context-Early Industrial Capitalis
The Light of Reason (Enlightenment: shedding light on the new solution)
The scientific Revolution and European Thought: The Social Location of Ideas
A. The Remarkable 17th Century
William Harvey: discovers that the heart pumps blo
The Enlightenment the age of reason: (Online Lecture)
The renaissance, the reformation, the enlightenment-made Europe start to modernize, and gave
shape to the modern mind. This became an age of reason, where men cold indefinitely perfect
My World War I Story: Where History and biography intersect
o General John Black Jack Pershing
o No one has ever driven a car during this time, but they didnt know how to drive.
Uncle John knew how to drive a tractor, and therefore
WWI and Fascism:
A. A crisis of liberal values: WWI was considered to not be progress What
progress? People are extremely irrational. Undercutting liberal thoughts,
Fascism: is based on the New nationalism,
B. Two kinds of trench veteran
Child of the Market Economy
o How was the industrial revolution a child of the market economy?
o Product of capitalism, Industrial revolution: was very expensive
o The right conditions existed in Britain
The Big Ideas PART: 2
Neo-Liberalism: re-impose classical liberalism
How can we tell Marx was NOT a liberal?
o Economical: Because he believed that free trade and laissez-faire are just excuses
for capitalists to do whatever they want.
o Because he
British Constitutional Monarchy: An Alternative to Absolutism
Consolidation (the process of uniting):
o Henry VII (Tudor) restores order (1485-1509): he wanted to establish a strong
central government. He wanted to make sure that no noble famil
The Protestant Reformation and the Rise of Capitalism: A tale of Unintended
Luthers moderate Reformation of 1517: an intended reform becomes a schism
A. Martin Luthers fight with the churches
B. Father of the Reformation: Martin Lu
The Great Depression: Capitalisms near death experience
How Bad was the Great Depression?
A. Absolutely terrible
What triggered the Great Depression?
A. Triggering event: stock market crash, Speculation and the great bull market of
1928-1929: the i
The French Revolution (Online Lecture)
Conditions, Causes & Sparks
o Social Change & Social Dis-integration (in France)
o Political Incompetence & Popular Attitudes
The government refused to evolve to the new changes.
o Crowds, Hunger, Fear & Co
Centralization of the European Monarchies (Online Lecture)
How did the West change from a traditional society to a modern society?
Characteristics of modern society:
Rationalism: societies become more rational as they modernize, traditional
The Big Ideas
What did Marx have in common with liberals? Marx was a child of the Enlightenment.
A. Fascism appeals to emotion, such as fears, and patriotism, they dont use reason
B. Like John Locke and Adam Smith, Marx believed in these key as
Classical Liberalism: Child of the Enlightenment
Different views of Adam Smith and Rousseau
Rationalism (is the ability to think logically to achieve a goal), Progress and Individualism
o Individualism (dignity of the individual): the idea
Classical Liberalism: What it is, and what it is not
It IS a matched set of economic ideas and political ideas.
A. Economic Ideas: From Adam Smith
1. The government should not grant monopolies, Ex: The Boston tea parties
was about mercantilism,
Online Marx Lecture
Communism: a system of social organization in which the means of production, distribution,
and exchange are collectively owned and collectively managed for the common good:
From each according to his ability, to each according to his n
WWII and the War against Civilians
The Casualty Figures Tell a Story
o The highest causalities of the military
Germany: 1,773,700 dead mostly soldiers
France: 1,357,800 mostly civilians