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History 102 notes

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History 102 notes HIS 102

Tessa Mosher
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World History 20th Century
Gregory S Parsons (P)

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This 0 page Class Notes was uploaded by Tessa Mosher on Wednesday January 20, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to HIS 102 at State University of New York at Oswego taught by Gregory S Parsons (P) in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 100 views. For similar materials see World History 20th Century in History at State University of New York at Oswego.

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History102 notes Mingte Pan What gave the West Hegemonic Power Modernity What is Modernity The quality or condition of being modern Modernity amp its Promises Modernity Modernization The Promise of the Enlightenment 16th and 17th century amp transformative change The Promise of the modern era What is Modern Changed behaviors and lives Up to date Break away from the dark age constrains What is isn39t Traditional Feudal Agrarian agricultural based Superstitious History The coming of modern age 1 Renaissance Immanuel Kant 39Sapere aude Dare to know Have courage to use own understanding Voltaire Rousseau Diderot Radical doubt questioning amp emancipatory power Challenge the authority amp existing cosmology 2 Enlightenment Individualism amp individual freedom Reason amp rationality Order Progress Enlightenment thinkers believe Rational men Rational mind Rational mind to reason Rational knowledge amp rational decision Political Implications Rational Decisionsbased on all types of factors We believe we are rational but we may not be ln beginning only rich could vote more rational than the poor Then only men could vote more rational than women Everyone can vote restrictions One man one vote Universal franchise universal suffrage Utilitarianism maximize the utilities Democracy Nation state nationalism amp self determination Economic Implications Maximize the production of efficiency Adam Smith Rational arrangements for production The invisible hand Laissez Faire Less Gov t intervention Free Market system Laissez Faire and FMS began in 19th and 20th century Social and Cultural Implications Individual as an agent Individualism Equality at least on the surface No inherited status aristocracy Gender equality Scienti c equality Scienti c attitude evidence over superstition Modern Society Industrialization Secularization Rationalization Capitalism Being a nation state Free agent of human being Individualism Modernization Was a socioeconomic process that tried to construct modernity The state of being modernized The rest of the world tries to follow the west in modernization some fail and some succeed Modern Isms Liberalism JS Mills Capitalism Free market Nationalism One Nation Socialism share resources Social Darwinism Fittest survive Marxism Communism Utilita rianism Modernity Historical condition process and characteristic period A Post Traditional era Post medieval era in human history State or quality of being modern The promise of Enlightenment amp of the modernity Era of material progress amp prosperity Abolition of prejudice amp superstition National and personal independence Mastery of the forces of nature based and knowledge ldentity issues of many developing countries came along for good and bad when trying to be like the West and modernize


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