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Flashcards in Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy (Simms) Deck (21):
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Empires

1453-1648

2

Successions

1649-1755

3

Revolutions

1756-1813

4

Emancipations

1814-1866

5

Unifications

1867-1916

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Utopias

1917-1944

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Partitions

1945-1973

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Democracies

1974-2011

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1453-1648

Empires

10

1649-1755

Successions

11

1756-1813

Revolutions

12

1814-1866

Emancipations

13

1867-1916

Unifications

14

1917-1944

Utopias

15

1945-1973

Partitions

16

1974-2011

Democracies

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"The position of a state in the world depends on ______. It is obliged, therefore, to organize all its internal resources for the purpose of self-preservation. This is the supreme law of the state." (Leopold von Ranke, 1836)

the degree of independence it has attained

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"The position of a state in the world depends on the degree of independence it has attained. It is obliged, therefore, to organize all its internal resources for the purpose of ______. This is ______." (Leopold von Ranke, 1836)

  • self-preservation
  • the supreme law of the state

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This book shows that ______ faced by Europeans have remained remarkably constant over the centuries

the principal security issues

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This book shows that the principal security issues faced by Europeans have remained ______

remarkably constant over the centuries

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