Making Your First Car Purchase
Buying your first car can be an exciting step to independence.
If you're ready to drive, you need a car to get around. Some teens get hand-me-downs from their parents. At least they have a car
to drive. But eventually you ma
SEMESTER II FINAL EXAM
What is the probability that a student from this class eats breakfast but does not
floss their teeth?
What is the probability that a s
1. A (eggs)
11. C blinding (placebos)
2 ? (this one was the easy one)
12. A bias (the purpose of blinding)
13. B prospective (100 men over 40)
4. ALL AMERICAN SCHOOL TEACHERS (this is the question
asking for the population)
5. C all members of the Na
Pajamas, toiletries, etc.: *liquids and gels go in plastic bag
Makeup bag (tweezers + nail clipper
Cotton swabs/Cotton pads
*shoes: sandals, walking shoes, running shoes, flip
Semester One AP Statistics Multiple Choice
_ 1. A survey records many variables of interest to the researchers conducting the survey. Which of the following variables, from a survey conducted by the U.S.
For the Simple Syrup:
2 cups water
1 cup sugar
For the Strawberry Puree:
1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled (or 2 cups frozen,
1 cup cold water
For the Lemonade:
zest of 1 lemon
1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 cup cold water
CFP Week 4 Notes
US China Policy 1949 1972
Lost Chance in China? Acheson speech; internal balancing; wedge strategy
Theory of internal balancing: you decided to have someone as an
enemy, gathering internal support for your initiative: you must tell your
CFP Notes Week 5
The U.S. Factor and Chinas Grand Strategy
Primary threat (chief determinant of Chinese strategy) shifts from Soviet
Union to U.S.
Chinese assessment of U.S. capabilities: military
1550 active nuclear warheads by 2018 (new SALT co
CFP Notes Week 8
China exempted itself from responsibility to ethnic Chinese people.
Either you keep Chinese citizenship when living abroad, or you renounce
it and China has no obligation to protect you.
SE Asian countries would strongly prefer pea
CFP Week 7 Notes
Second and Third Rings of Security: Six Regional Systems
- Northeast Asia: China, Japan, SK, NK, Taiwan, plus interested outside
powers Russia and U.S.
- Maritime Southeast Asia: China, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei,
CFP Notes Week 2
Foci of the course
What drives Chinese foreign policy?
o Understand how the world looks from China outwards
o Look for means-ends relationships in foreign policy outputs
o What does China want?
o Not equal to advocating for (or a
CFP Notes Week 6
Initial question: If youre depending on someone else for defense, youre not
secure. U.S.: why cant China depend on us? Interesting to observe what
China has taken from what the U.S. has said and done over the last halfcentury.
Week 4 Discussion Section
Democracy- accountability. Election concern. Thats how the citizens
make their leadership accountable.
Autocrats need elites support to stay in power. Also, need to take care of
the public, because if you dont care for the public
CFP Notes Week 3
Focus of the course: to understand policy outputs as instruments to meet
Security challenges/needs resulted from geostrategic considerations
Previous lecture has addressed what the geos
Department of Political Science
Political Science W4871y
CHINESE FOREIGN POLICY
Prof. Andrew J. Nathan
Office Hours: Wed. 1-2:30 and by appointment
Hints for Making Presentations
Practice ahead of time.
Get in and get out gracefully.
Make sure you have a good opening and closing line
Provide an orienting context, a reply or follow-up to what someone else has just said, an
acknowledgement of t
Hints for writing papers
Make a clear argument in the first paragraph (or second paragraph if you start with an
anecdote to draw in the reader). Then present evidence to support that argument.
Do not ignore contrary evidence. Eithe
Political Science/LSJ/School of International Studies Writing Center
Gowen 111; Phone: 206-616-3354
How to Write a Political Science Research Proposal
The purpose of a research proposal is to demonstrate to othe
France, Russia and China: A structural analysis of social
Definition of Social Revolutions
- Why FRC?
- 3 major conjunctures
- Common Outcome
Relies on Huntin
A Critical Review of Kenneth M. Pollack et al, 2011, Understanding the Arab Awakening:
Introduction, pp. 01-09.
In January 2011 a Tunisian, Mohamed Bouazizi, dramatically set himself to fire to show his
discontent over the state of affairs that prevailed
The removal of the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, in February 2014 at first seemed to
be nothing more than the changing political landscape of one particular country. However, as
time showed, Ukraine attracted much more attention from internatio
By Eric Hobsbawm
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OTo define main phases to the
development of nationalism
1. Definition of the term Nationalism
2. The idea of a "self-conscious" nationalism
3. The first phase to the dev
A Brief History of Human Liberty
By Fareed Zakaria
What Liberty means for you?
Thesis statement (main argument of the text)
Origins of liberty in the West
Western Pathway to liberal democracy
East Asian Model
Main idea of the text
Trustees of Princeton University
The Dynamics of Informational Cascades: The Monday Demonstrations in Leipzig, East
Author(s): Susanne Lohmann
Source: World Politics, Vol. 47, No. 1 (Oct., 1994), pp. 42-101
Published by: Cambridge Univers
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Dictatorship, Democracy, and Development
Author(s): Mancur Olson
Source: The American Political Science Review, Vol. 87, No. 3 (Sep., 1993), pp. 567-576
Published by: American Political Science Association
Stable URL: http:/www.jstor.org/stable/2938736 .
Trustees of Princeton University
Now Out of Never: The Element of Surprise in the East European Revolution of 1989
Author(s): Timur Kuran
Source: World Politics, Vol. 44, No. 1 (Oct., 1991), pp. 7-48
Published by: Cambridge University Press
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