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KEYWORDS: (Search terms that might be useful)

democracy, voting, elections, freedom



SEARCH DESTINY




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Modern Era

World History in Context
World Geography and Culture
Use "ClioView" to compare countries on different topics such as government type and population growth.
Modern World History Online

GLobal Issues in Context
Issues: Understanding Controversies
Issues and Controversies





DEMOCRACY

The History of Democracy
History of Voting (Interactive)
Map of Freedom (Interactive)
Elections: Essential Principles
Global Decline in Democracy?
DEMOCRACY IN THE WEST

Is the US a Democracy?
USAID: Democracy
West vs. ME (opinion)
Democracy Reconsidered
ARAB SPRING

BBC: Arab Spring
Interactive Timeline
AS: One Year On (links at bottom)
Need To Know: Arab Spring
Shifting Sands for Saudi
Egypt: The Future Awaits
Five Pillars of Democracy
INDIA

BBC: India
India's Model Democracy
The Wonder of Indian Democracy
India's Blood-stained Democracy
India's Anti-Democratic Revolution
Democracy Statistics
Can India's Democracy Defeat Corruption?
CHINA

18th National Congress (Pathfinder)

China's Practice of Democracy
Is China More Legitimate than the West?
China and Western Democracy (debate)
Do Chinese Envy US Democracy?
BBC: China
Democracy Statistics
SYRIA

BBC: Syria
Democracy and Freedom in Syria
Democracy, Syria and the World
Islamic Democracy
Struggle for Democracy in Syria
Democracy Statistics
South Africa

SA: Democracy, Rule of Law and the Future
SA: Overcoming Apartheid, Building Democracy
BBC: South Africa
Is SA's Democracy Failing?
Democracy Statistics
BRAZIL

BBC: Brazil
The One Party Democracy


Youth Demands for Real Democracy
Latin America a Model for Middle East
Democracy Statistics
SINGAPORE:

Singapore's Political System (Intro)
First Steps to Democracy
State of Democracy in Singapore(2003 Speech)
BBC: Authoritarian Democracy (video)
Singapore's Template for Democracy
Democracy Statistics
South Korea

SK's Miraculous Democracy
SK's Democracy of a Sort
Democracy in SK: Immature System
SK Democracy Statistics



MEDIA

WHAT IS DEMOCRACY?


DEMOCRACY AND THE MIDDLE EAST


DEMOCRACY AND CHINA