• History Quistion
      Ans: (a) Guiseppe Mazzini - He was a young revolutionary of Italy who played a significant in promoting the idea of a unified Italian state. He believed that God intended nations to be the natural units of mankind. At that time Italy was divided into a number of small states and kingdoms. During the...
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  • Intro to Terrorism
    Week 1: August 27 2012: What is Terrorism? Lectures will be complementary to the readings, not reproductions. JB’s own background: * Historian, not very interested in abstract models, concepts or theories * Started out studying Medieval Islamic history, later shifted to modern European...
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  • nationalism
    network the Rebirth of Nationalism in the Balkans in the 1990s: Causes, Consequences and Possible Solutions Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich International relations and security network the Rebirth of Nationalism in the Balkans in the...
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  • How Important has Nationalism been in Shaping the modern world?
    How important has nationalism been in shaping our modern world? Do you believe that the appeal of nationalism will diminish in the future? Nationalism has been extremely important and influential in shaping the modern world we see today, causing revolutions, rebellions and the constant reshaping of...
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  • History Imperialism
    ⁃ Based on taxation. (profitable) ⁃ Religious Superiority ⁃ Imperialism late 18th, 19th and 20th ⁃ England, France, Russia but new countries Germany, Italy, Belgium, Japan, and United States ⁃ Cost money, compared to Colonials ⁃ Cause of Imperialism (economically) very different. Not luxury...
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  • Exam 2 Study GUide
    Romanic Europe How may language be seen as an indicator of culture? • Culture is comprised of a complex set of values and attitudes • Language best reflects and communicates attitudes • Language is democratic Substrata/Superstrata • Substrata – different speech forms upon which Latin was imposed ...
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  • Regionalism and Democracy
    Do contemporary regionalist and micro-nationalist movements threaten democracy in Europe or, conversely, present it with new opportunities? ____________________________________________________________ ______________ Twenty years ago, the wall that was separating West and East Germany was...
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  • Should the European Union Continue Expansion?
    "1 In 1951, the European Union initially called the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) formed as a pact between six countries (Belgium, West Germany, Luxembourg, France, Italy and the Netherlands), in order to obtain economic and political corporation. Originally concerned with coal and steel, the...
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  • Art After War: the Road to Modernism
    or manpower that conquers a nation or settles social turmoil, but the influence of the ideas behind them and in some cases the propaganda. An idea can become a movement for social change or it could turn a whole nation against itself. Whether it’s the justification of slavery or the global expansion...
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  • Causes of World War 1
    London, that if Germany offered Austria a “blank cheque” for war in the Balkans, then “the consequences of such a policy would be incalculable”. To reinforce this point, R. B. Haldane, the Germanophile Lord Chancellor, met with Prince Lichnowsky to offer an explicit warning that if Germany were to upset...
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  • International Political Economy
    The three works base generally on the concept of the economy but in particular they bear adequate intellect and authority on the issue of economic nationalism, the adoption of developmental policies and their application in the real world scenario of “economic warfare”. Viner’s writing is to an enormous...
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  • Jhgjgjhg
    Nationalism Webquest Directions: Go to the website below and answer the questions that follow: http://www.beyondbooks.com/eur12/2.asp 1. According to the website, what is Nationalism? Nationalism is loyalty to the idea of the state rather than to the community. 2. What is the difference...
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  • Within the Context of 1789-1890, Was the Unification of Germany a Result of Economic, Political or Military Forces?
    Within the context of 1789-1890, was the unification of Germany a result of economic, political or military forces? Numerous factors have lead to the progressive creation of a unified Germany by 1871; such factors are fundamentally related to economic, political or military origins. To accurately...
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  • History
    things. More goods were available at lower prices. That meant there was extra money to spend elsewhere. Because there were few jobs for women ( and what was available was lower paying) they ended up staying at home and raising families. Industrial jobs were very difficult. The hours were long and owners...
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  • the rise of fascism
    around it. The five key points that will be discussed in this paper will be what Fascism is, where Fascism started, where fascism spread to, the people’s reaction to fascism growing in their country and if they thought it was beneficial or not. Also discussed will be the lasting effects that came from using...
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  • ‘the First World War Started More by Accident Than by Design'. Discuss.
    ‘The First World War started more by accident than by design'. Discuss. To some extent it is correct to state that the First World War started more by accident than by design. However, it can be argued that many nations within Europe had planned for war and some even pushed for war. Despite this, those...
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  • causes of ww1
    current state of the world shows this only too well. Since WWII alone, there have been well over a thousand wars: some have lasted days, others years. Discussion Point What contemporary conflicts are taking place? Why do people fight wars? What made the First World War, the so-called ‘Great...
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  • The Jews
    Jew's enlightenment, response was negative because the truth about Jews was not recognized; people thought it was unrealistic because Jews were not that wise Nathan the Wise- by Lessing- based on Mendelssohn's life- Set in Jerusalem during the Third Crusade, it describes how the wise Jewish merchant Nathan...
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  • Congress of Vienna
    the problems of its rulers, and yes, those with enough influence could do something about it. The Vienna Congress set out to follow the four principles mentioned previously, and so it would be good to analyze and discuss to what extent these four principles/objectives were met in the settlement. The...
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  • What Extent Is Germany to Blame for Ww1
    2. To what extent was Germany to blame for starting WWI? After a massive war, it easy to see why a lot people would point fingers at the country that lost the war. However, is this always correct; or do people jump to conclusions much too quickly? By doing this, do they also create a whole new kind...
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