A society is a group of people bound by shared institutions that define how human relations
should be conducted
No two societies are alike, societies differ in terms of how individuals define themselves and
their relationships to one anot
What is political violence?
violence outside state control that is politically motivated
monopoly of force within its territory. That is, absent is a challenger capable of using violence of its
own in ways that threaten the states authority.
Chapter 10 page 308 developing countries
Developing countries: high authoritarianism, civil liberties are not well regarded
Economic issues lead to many debates
Many are rising from colonialism
State building; how to build political authority, legitimacy
Quiz next Thursday, October 15, 2015
First short writing assignment prompt due October 9, 2015
Centrists, but a blend of left leaning liberals and liberals.
1 conservative, 7 liberals
We are strongly left
Individually, there is not a single conservative w
Political ideologies: best case scenario
Political attitude: fluid based on situation/ context. Particularistic view regarding necessary pace and
scope of change.
Increase in health care insurance (15-16% are now uninsured) since 2008
Intro to Global Politics:
Test Unit 1 until p.88 Ch. 3 France
Usufruct- a legal right to use and derive profit from property belonging to someone else
provided that the property itself is not injured in any way
Britain did not have Salic law
Independence in 1822
Ended monarchy in 1889
Based on sugar plantation inn northeast
The rise of merchant class business men and bankers ended this in favor of the south states
Minas Gerais and began a New Republic
Rise of coffee economy un
Ch. 6 Russia
Implications for gov. was always to be strong and centralized
Peter the Greats Rule gave Russia access to the Baltic Sea and Black Sea ports
Who are the Slavic People?
Western Slavs, Eastern Slavs.
Conversion to Greek (Russian
During the 1990s, the Clinton administration signed the Defense of Marriage Act
federally defining marriage as the legal union between a man and a woman. Bush concurs with
this definition and reasons that the overwhelming majority in Con
Media Assignment Observation Chart
(# of mins
or approx. #
Type of Media
Name of the Media: New York Daily News; Clinton Campaign
Fri: 200 words
Sat: 100 words
Sun: 620 words
Mon: 190 words
1) Electoral College
The Electoral College is the system set up by the United States Constitution to elect the
president. In this system, each state appoints a number of national electors based on that states
congressional delegation size. In every st
Political Ideology Graphic Organizer
CIVIL RIGHTS SPEECHES FRQ
a) The tone of MLKs speech is righteous, peaceful and hopeful, while the tone of Malcom
Xs speech is separatist, hostile, and self-righteous.
b) The I Have a Dream Speech utilized biblical scripture to show that there was hope to
ECONOMIC POLICY ASSIGNMENT
a. Carter: Liberal- began with recovery from previous recession and led to large
inflation, high interest rates, shortages, and slow growth. However, job growth
increased tremendously an unemployment fell. Stagflation.
FREE RESPONSE: THE CONSTITUTION
a) There are a couple amendments that are outdated. Most notably, the Third
Amendment, which prevents quartering of troops in private residences, is entirely
pointless. There has never been a Supreme Court case in regards t
Assignment: The Federalist Papers
1. The Federalist Papers were a series of 85 essays written by Alexander Hamilton,
James Madison and John Jay under the alias "Publius." The Papers were
published in New York between 1787 and 1788. They were written in an
1. How much money was in question?
2. Did Nixon admit to taking the money? If so, what for?
Yes, to pay for political expenses he felt the government shouldnt pay for.
3. How does the discussion of Congressional expenses fit in to
CASE BRIEFINGS: INTERSTATE COMMERCE
THOMAS GIBBONS, APPELLANT V. AARON OGDEN, RESPONDENT 22 U.S. 1
Decided March 3, 1824
The Court To
Robert Livingston and Robert Fulton were granted, by the New York State Legi
Henry Osmar Salas Lazo Reflection on Film Politics of Latin America Prof. Smith 13/02/07
Maquilapolis is a documentary about workers in Tijuana's assembly factories, the maquiladoras. These factories are the multinationally-owned assembly plants whi
Politics 219 The Struggle for Equality in Peru and Bolivia: Who's More Successful?
Professor Rand Smith
Henry Osmar Salas Lazo Email: [email protected] Phone: (847) 323-3328 Due Date: 04/25/2008
1. Introduction __3 2. Tracing Inequalit
Politics 212 Topic: The Struggle for Equality of Indigenous Groups in the Peruvian Society
Professor Ghada Talhami
Henry Osmar Salas Lazo Email: [email protected] Phone: (847) 323-3328 Due Date: 22/04/2008 Word Count:
1. Introduction _
Henry Osmar Salas Lazo Outline Politics of the Third World Thursday, April 3rd
Topic: The struggle for equality of indigenous groups in the Peruvian society.
1. Introduction: Peru is one of the countries with the highest degree of economic and socia
American Foreign Policy Politics 240 Spring 2008 Prof. Jim Marquardt Study Terms for Second Examination Exam will be held on April 11
Isolationism is a foreign policy which combines a non-interventionist military policy and a political
The Gradual Return to Equality: From Pinochet to Bachelet Latin America, as a region, has historically been a place where inequality is common and has been present since the 1500s when the Europeans first began conquering the region's indigenous peop
POLS 365 Parker v. District of Columbia 478 F.3d 370 (D.C. Cir. 2007) Facts: Six residents of the District of Columbia are contesting the dismissal of their challenge to D.C. Code 7-2502(a)(4), 7-2502.02, 22-4504. They are claiming that these codes v
POLS 365 Escobedo v. Illinois 378 U.S. 478 (1964) Facts: Escobedo was interrogated by police in regards to his brother-in-law's murder. During interrogation-Escobedo was denied access to his attorney despite repeatedly asking for him (6A). Similarly,
1 The Current Emphasis on Human Freedom in U.S. Foreign Policy Freedom. It is a word heard on a regular basis ever since the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, but do we really know what it means? In President Bush's Second