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Comparison between Venice and Singapore. Similarities (superficial). Early settlers were immigrants p. 88 -Venice: early settlers were refugees from Roman cities in the main land. -Singapore: early settlers were immigrants from China, India, SEA, seeking a better life.

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Similarities (superficial)

  • Early settlers were immigrants p. 88

    -Venice: early settlers were refugees from Roman cities in the main land.

    -Singapore: early settlers were immigrants from China, India, SEA, seeking a better life.

  • Scarcity of land (both are city states) similar urban planning? P.88-89

    -Venice: buildings built close to one another. Each islet had their own market place and church

    -Singapore: residential estates have all amenities: Market, places of worship, schools, etc.

  • Strategic geographical location: Sits at the crossroads of West-East route, hence led to rise as trading port.

    -Venice was strategically located at the northern tip of the Adriatic Sea. Is a natural harbour as the lagoon shelters ships from storms. Led to Venice’s rise as a trading port p. 90 + 87.

    -Singapore as strategically located along the Straits of Malacca and South China Sea.


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Similarities

  • Social

    -Cosmopolitan City-states (foreign talent + immigration) p. 98

    -Multi-racial

  • Small population

    - Enterprising, Skilled

    Political

    -Strong navy (deterrence)

    -Diplomacy: Have to mediate between West and East. P. 91 + 93

    -Good leadership. Pragmatic leaders who came up with practical policies. P.93

    -Existence of checks and balance to keep the government accountable. P. 96

    -A Stake for everyone, opportunities for all: Citizens (Citizen Army)→ Mercenaries

    Economic

    -Anticipate change and staying relevant. Venice progressed with the ages.

    -Trading hub

    -Primary: Salt

    -Secondary: Manufacture: glass, candles, scented soap, galleys p 103

    -Tertiary: Financial hub (Banking etc. p. 104


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Differences

  • At least Venice had salt!

  • Singapore has a meritocracy. Venice operating through a balloting system – the best person MAY NOT get the job.



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Gurkhas from Nepal

Singapore’s mercenary army


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Categories

  • 1) Pol, Ec, Social (Causes + consequences)

  • 2) Short term vs. long term (causes + consequences)

  • 3) Internal vs. External (causes + consequences)