• Monday, January 3, 2022  

    NEW SEMESTER
    It is time to study the ISMS of History: Conservatism, Nationalism, Liberalism, Romanticism, Socialism, Communism

    Read Ch 23 pp. 755-61---know well the settlement of Congress of Vienna, "balance of power", Concert of Europe, Two main reasons for Metternich's conservatism, Holy Alliance relate to Spain, Kingdom of Two Sicily's and Greece (which won independence in 1830) Relate Holy Alliance to Monroe Doctrine and Latin America; Know Carlsbad Decrees

    Go to www.politicalcompass.org and take the test. Conservative vs. Liberal Perspectives Political Compass

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    Tuesday, January 4, 2022  

    Heinz's dilemma, Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development: Pick a ruler we have covered and decide where ruler lies on the stages of moral development


    Discuss Metternich and the Congress of Vienna settlement Should non property owners be able to vote for a parcel tax? Relate to Conservative theory of ?stake in society. ?Read about liberalism and nationalism in McKay pp. 761-64


    Discuss classical liberalism of Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus and David Ricardo---"laissez-faire" primarily in Gr. Britain; contrast with continental Liberalism which tended to be more democratic republicanism--- Consider how nationalism was equated with liberalism in early 19th c.
    a. nationalists saw the "people" , if united by culture and tradition, would be able to have self-government, explain.
    b. explain why nationalists were a real threat to conservatives, especially people in the Austrian empire, such as Metternich.
    c. Identify Jules Michelet, Giuseppe Mazzini (see Listening to the Past) "we" vs "they" mentality.

    d. Explain the negative side of nationalism as discussed by text. Read the reforms and revolutions in Great Britain and France
    e. read 786-87 on Italian nationalist, Giuseppe Mazzini
    f.Consider the negative side of nationalism, explain.
    : Read Pages 770 Reforms and Revolutions to 777 The Revolutions of 1848

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    Wednesday, January 5, 2022  

    Make a Political Spectrum similar to the political compass  of people and events between the years 1815-1848

    Consider why liberalism became associated with bourgeoisie and capitalism

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    Thursday, January 6, 2022  

    Discuss liberalism and nationalism
    Consider how nationalism in early 1800's was associated with liberalism or Democratic-republicanism (radicalism) What was the basis for this?
    Read about the Greek Revolution page 772

    Discussion of Post Napoleon Europe: Poltical, Economic, Social

     French Utopian Socialism-Saint Simon, Fourier, Blanc, Proudhon

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    Friday, January 7, 2022  

    Write a personal response to French Utopian Socialism pro/com

    Review Ch 23 to date Read and take notes on French Utopian Socialism pp 764-65 and add Robert Owen p 746 and p. 749 from Ch 22 to your notes Prepare for major quiz on Ch 23. Everything except romanticism, Marxism and 1848 revolutions

    : FRQ Skills: Review Writing PPT 2 
    Begin working on the Weekend Homework Questions (Link Below)

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    Saturday, January 8, 2022   No Class Weekend Homework Questions Due Monday (Link Below)
    Sunday, January 9, 2022   No Class

Political Compass

Weekend Homework Questions

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    Weekend Homework Questions

     

    Homework Questions for AP Euro ISMS

    1) How democratic was Great Britain after 1815? What percentage of men could vote?

     

    2) What were the Corn Laws of 1815 and why were they so controversial?

     

    3) Explain how each of the following turn led to the next:

    1. Six Acts of 1819
    2. Battle of Peterloo
    3. Reform Bill of 1832 Why did the House of Lords finally vote for it? Explain
    4. ended "rotten boroughs"

     

    4) Who could now vote?

     

    5) Explain why the text said that legislation prevented the need for radical revolution in Great Britain

     

    6)Explain the people's Charter (Chartists)

     

    7)What was the Anti-Corn Law League?

     

    8)Explain the Irish Potato Famine.

     

    9) Discuss how Robert Peel leads Tories to Repeal Corn Laws

     

    10)Tories passed 10 Hrs Act of 1847; Explain the competition between Whigs and Tories for support of the working classes.

     

    11) Compare the relative degree of democracy (percentage of men who could vote in France and Great Britain under Louis XVIII 1814-24.)

     

    12) Charles X 1824-30- abolished the Constitutional Charter why?

     

    13) July Revolution of 1830 3 days; Describe Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People

     

    14)How changed was the constitutional monarchy of Louis Philippe 1830-1848?

     

    15) Why does text say that bourgeoisie (upper middle class) was most successful under Louis Philippe while the republicans, democrats, social reformers , and the poor of Paris were bitterly disappointed??