Expedite the economic, cultural and social development of ACP States

Classified in Law & Jurisprudence

Written at on English with a size of 3.01 KB.

Constitution: is a set of laws (codified as a written document or not) that people have made and agreed upon for government. A constitution enumerates and limits the powers and functions of a political entity.
Bourgeois revolution: is a sudden political change led by the Bourgeoisie the transforms the life of people in a short lapse of time. A society based on the estates of the Realm gave way to Liberal Society. In many countries of europe and america those social transformations took place from the late 1700's and throughout the 19th century.
The Estates General: was a consultative French assembly tht brought together the three Estates of the Realm af the Ancien Regime. In its ballots only a vote was granted to each estate so the privileged classes won every time by 2 ballots against 1. The meeting used to be the consequence of a political or economic crisis where the King called his subjects to approve new taxes.
Suffrege: is a Constitutional right that enables the citizen to vote his representatives or to be himself elected. A limited suffrage is the one that allows the vote only to those included in a list or restricted census. A Universal suffrage allos the vote to all citiziens como of age.
Sans-culottes: was a term that describes the poorer members of the third estate, because they usually wore pantaloons (full-lenght trousers) instead of the knee-length culotte, characteristic of the Aristocracy. These were working class people who were strong supporters of the revolution.
Coup d'etat: also known as a coup, putsch, pronunciamiento, ond overthrow, is the sudden unconstitutional deposition of a government, usually by a small group of the existing state establishment- typically the military- to replace the deposed government with another body; either civil or military.
Buffer States: is a country lying between two rival or potentially hostil greater powers, which by its sheer existence is thought to prevent conflict between them.
Volksgeist: (volk-people, geist-spirit, national spirit) is a term referring to sets of mental, intellectual, moral and cultural traits that define particular humen groups represented as being nations or peoples.
Nationalism: is an ideology based on the right of a nationt to have its own political state (the nation-state) and its cultural identity, which means that some people share the same customs, language and traditions.
Liberalism: is an ideology based on the ideas of political and economic freedom opposed to the opression of the Ancien Regime.

Entradas relacionadas: