You will be writing a short response to our unit’s essential question: “Why do political systems fail or succeed?”
Here is what you need to do:
1. Define democratic and authoritarian political systems.
2. Transition into a strong thesis statement that identifies what makes a political system successful or a failure.
1. Support your thesis statement by analyzing a strong piece of evidence.
2. Analyze a separate piece of strong evidence in support of your thesis.
WHERE TO FIND EVIDENCE
What Political Institutions Does Large-Scale Democracy Require?
Authoritarian & Totalitarianism
Facing the Challenge of Semi-Authoritarian States
Nobel Speech, Aung San Suu Kyi
Time article, Aung San Suu Kyi: Burma’s First Lady of Freedom
Political Institutions investigation
Country Data Table & Reflection