HIS103Y1- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 66 pages long!)

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30 Nov 2017

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History of international relations: states are a historical idea, state system offer organized system of ir, ex: un facilitates relations between states on their behalf, sovereign=no higher authority, international relations, involves economics, trade between countries, ideas, cultures, food. Elder (prussian general: in preparing for battles, plans are useless, planning is indispensable - Types of wars: wars of religion (crusades, catholic vs protestant, wars of glory (louis xiv directing the crossing of the rhine, war of empire (death of general wolfe, wars of revolution (george washington; american civil war) Civilians as targets: war is a tool statesmen consider as an option. Seven years war part one: seven years war lasted from 1756-1763. Involved the great powers of prussia, austria, britain, spain, france and their colonies: the war isn"t about glory, hierarchy, religion but rather territory (in this case, the region west of the 13 colonies)