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lecture 3

Political Science
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Yvonne Ramcharan

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POLB80: Lecture 4 13:19
Defining moment-1947
Indian independence
Major person: Gandhi, he was a lawyer from South Africa and educated in United
Kingdom. He changed his wardrobe and it became very effective
Suez Crises 1956
Nasser nationalized the canal which was owned by the France and the British
The united states forced the United Kingdom and France to withdraw because we
have other priorities to meet such as the Soviet Union with Hungary crises. The fact
that US convinced their allies to not do this, it showed who has power in the
international setting
Pre-classical economics
Mercantilism: use the resources of the state and make profit
The more your acquire the better for the state
Realist: human nature-pessimistic view: selfish
Everyone is pursuing power : balance of power
Classical Liberal: human nature-optimistic view :in self-interested/rationale
The rise of institutions; to coordinate behavior; develop transparency
Promote clarity
Kant: he developed a pamphlet called: the perpetual piece
He layed out a several conditions to have a peaceful relations with other countries
trade: mutual understanding
emergence of republic
liberal values
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