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Define Ancien Regime.

This refers to the monarchic, aristocratic, social and political system established in the Kingdom of France from approximately the 15th century until the later 18th century. Pre revolution in France


Define conservatism.

The inclination, to maintain the existing or traditional order, e.g. Fox news. Doesnt rule out change, simply means, it should be at a slow pace.


Define Absolutism.

Political theory, all power to one person e.g tsardom in Russia.


Define Nationalism.

Patriotic, extreme form of patriotism, "your country is the best" e.g Irish nationalism in the 1900s


Define Socialism.

Advocates means of produce, distribution and exchange should be regulated/owned by the community as a whole, e.g Karl Marx, North korea


Define Urbanisation.

means an increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas e.g Wales during the industrialisation of Britain.


Define Political Liberalism.

Govt should aim to improve the healthcare and welfare of citizens. protection of constitutional rights of all people. E.g Bill Mahers ideology


Economically Liberal.

Ideological belief in organizing the economy on individualist lines, meaning economic decisions are made not by collective institutions or organizations e.g. march on wall street by cornel west and slavoj zizek to stop large organizations taking advantage of people.


Define Revolution.

Forcible overthrow of govt or social order in favour of alternative systems e.g. Chinese revolutions (1927 - 1949)


Define industrialisation.

When a country transforms from being a primarily agricultural society to being based on the manufacturing of goods and services. mass production. e.g. Britain late 1800s early 1900s