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Week 1 Notes POL 120-01
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European Politics Class Day One 83115 Teacher Miguel Glatzer Social Development Health Care College affordability Slavery abolition Gay marriage Socially diverse Linguistically Civilizationscultures Former empire Colonial power Creation of a super state power of a union Going through a crisis Not a union because of war their own will European Union vs United States Larger 5mill 320 mill As in relation to Member states vs states How big is the budget US is more European Countries have used the power of being involved in the EU to get what they want Use EU to strengthen their power Europe s misstates in 205 World Wars Fascism Communism How did E go from a bloody war zone to civilization ls the EU political idea the reason for peace not longer a bloody place Themes of course EUROs Immigration How are immigrants dying in Europe Refugees trying to get to a safe place Move NW to Turkey Greece North to Germany How does the way Europe deals with Immigration compare to the US what do they do once they get to the country Think about who takes care of them or how do they prevent them from entering What happens once these countries become multicultural US is the land of immigrants EU is just starting to face this problem Europe s issue of assimilation multiculturalism The makings of Euro caused a lot of problems not a good idea What went wrong Why did some countries choose to join the Euro while others did not Germany didn t want it but it was the price they pay for German uni cation after years of war integration GB is calling a referendum they feel less connected to the EU Europe Begin amp End There is no real answer it is uid Russia is in the bounds of Europe Is it European or Asian country Turkey It is less of geography and more of social similarities ideas way of thinking Large parts of Turkey want to join Europe but they have been denied because of their vast pop size of Muslims Can you be European amp Muslim European Politics Class Day Two 9315 Teacher Miguel Glatzer Immigration Euro star transportation immigrants trying to get from France Paris to Great Britain Why Currency difference distance in location larger the better Land routes Greece to Austria Goal is Germany they travel through countries that are not apart of the EU First one they pass through is Hungary EU has tried to create a Schengen Removal of boarder controls bw EU states that sign up Treaty if you make it to Hungary you can travel wo ID through the states Creates problem in Germany cannot control their boarders a lot of immigrants Only works if exterior boarders are working well Schengen name from a small city in Netherlands just the name given to the treaty Building Blocks of the Course 1 States 2 Nations A group of people that share an identity possibly ethnic background sense of belonging together sharing culture Not necessarily a country Leads to Patriotism Nationalism and in extreme circumstances lead to Xenophobia wary about outsiders 3 Politics Are you proud to be American Why Freedom Rights Constitution History Proud of Strength Revolution Stability Opportunity These are performance based opinions can change In what ways does the American Government boost a sense of Nation hood promote a sense of belonging Shared speeches PerformanceIdeas Pledge of Allegiance Anthem Histories are written to be favorable towards their country written in better light
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