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POLS 051 1st Edition Lecture 10Outline of Last Lecture I. Continuation of International Level of Analysis II. Robert Jarvis, “The Compulsive Empire” III. Kupchan, Charles “NATO Final Frontier” Outline of Current Lecture I. The Historical Context of International Relations II. Concert of Europe: 19th century (1815-1914) III. Why did Concert Collapse? Current LectureI. The Historical Context of International Relations a. On a global extension of the European system of States that evolved in the Greeksystemsi. Greek City States: modern states: modern Sovereign Statesii. All States have some sort of power to United States b. Medieval Europe: power not centralized, feudalism c. Ultimate source of power :King, vassals control land, peasant worked for grain/protection d. The church became very powerfule. War was fought for 30 years over how much power the church should have in Europe These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.f. European colonization: a process, 15th to 19th century, Britain’s role took lead role in European Colonization, hegemon of world at the time because first to be industrialized. i. Products selling wealth, could afford to colonize  military, ships control seas g. War concluded with treat of Westphalia (1648) i. 1. Established existence of Independent Sovereign States ii. 2. Territorial integrity of States: idea that you cannot dismantle State boundaries permanent iii. Established right of every state to have own permanent military (para military not allowed)- secular state vs. church1. Napoleon France: hegemonic France, under Napoleon France became hegemon by conquering vast amounts of Europe. Hegemons have to expand in order to maintain status. Napoleon defeated 1815: lead to concert of Europe II. Concert of Europe: 19th century (1815-1914) a. Anti hegemonic system: not allowing for a hegemon to rise b. Five members: Britain, Russia, France, Persia/Germany, Austria-Hungary c. Why France?i. Having them involved, keep them in line. Can have limits and rules of all member’s: restrictions, France has new government, prove they are different, have power on their sideii. Interrogate Russia so they have State in System so they support the system (won’t turn against or from opposing views) iii. Britain = balanceiv. Russia = Alliance makerIII. Why did Concert Collapse? a. Went from being regional system to global system b. New rising powers: Germany, Italy, U.S, (early 1900’s) c. Germany problematic because they want to become most powerful d. German Problem (1885 congress of Berlin): chopped up Africa, gave Germany colonies, give state some of what they want (unic agreement) e. Appeasement doesn’t work f. Alliance between British and Japan: balance of Europe formed alliance with


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