Limited time offer 20% OFF StudySoup Subscription details

UNLV - HIST 1001 - Class Notes - Week 1

Created by: Sydney Scheff Elite Notetaker

> > > > UNLV - HIST 1001 - Class Notes - Week 1

UNLV - HIST 1001 - Class Notes - Week 1

0 5 3 19 Reviews
This preview shows page 1 of a 2 page document. to view the rest of the content
background image Etymologies & Definitions  Confederation From Latin foedarare (“to ally”) and foedus (“league”) Federation – a sovereign state formed by union, treaty, or covenant; implies some 
retention of powers by local entities
o Centralized o Unified, centralized state Confederation – a body of independent states permanently united for joint action, 
usually for common action in relation to externals
o Decentralized o Fragmented, independent political units Constitution  Constitution – the system or body of fundamental principles according to which a 
nation, state, or body politic is constituted and governed
Two basic forms: o A system established gradually by precedent Not written down in one particular place or document o A system formally set forth in a document framed on a particular occasion Constitution is more fundamental than any particular law o It contains the principles with which all legislation must be in harmony Revolution Compare definitions o English: A complete overthrow of the established government or state by those  who were previously subject to it; a forcible substitution for a new ruler or form 
of government
o Soviet: A fundamental overturning in the life of a society that leads to the  liquidation of an obsolete social and political order and transfers power into the 
hands of the foremost class
o Persian (Farsi): To overturn, to capsize; upheaval; an insurgency to topple the  existing regime and establish some new governance Revolutions are rare o Profound oppression, deep poverty rarely produce revolutions Revolutions are distinct from revolts, strikes, riots, etc. o Revolts, etc. usually designed to resolve a particular grievance Also distinct from coup d’ etats  o No mass mobilization of idea of social justice  Five Basic Conditions:

This is the end of the preview. Please to view the rest of the content
Join more than 18,000+ college students at University of Nevada - Las Vegas who use StudySoup to get ahead
School: University of Nevada - Las Vegas
Department: Art History
Course: HIST Discussion
Professor: Steven Bohigian
Term: Fall 2016
Tags:
Name: HIST 100: Etymologies and Definitions
Description: week 1 notes
Uploaded: 02/01/2018
2 Pages 35 Views 28 Unlocks
  • Better Grades Guarantee
  • 24/7 Homework help
  • Notes, Study Guides, Flashcards + More!
Join StudySoup for FREE
Get Full Access to UNLV - HIST 1001 - Class Notes - Week 1
Join with Email
Already have an account? Login here
×
Log in to StudySoup
Get Full Access to UNLV - HIST 1001 - Class Notes - Week 1

Forgot password? Reset password here

Reset your password

I don't want to reset my password

Need help? Contact support

Need an Account? Is not associated with an account
Sign up
We're here to help

Having trouble accessing your account? Let us help you, contact support at +1(510) 944-1054 or support@studysoup.com

Got it, thanks!
Password Reset Request Sent An email has been sent to the email address associated to your account. Follow the link in the email to reset your password. If you're having trouble finding our email please check your spam folder
Got it, thanks!
Already have an Account? Is already in use
Log in
Incorrect Password The password used to log in with this account is incorrect
Try Again

Forgot password? Reset it here