Why do political systems fail or succeed? A Short Answer…

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:

INTRO:

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.

BODY PARAGRAPHS:

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

Readings

Democracy

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

Activities

Political Institutions investigation

Country Data Table & Reflection

 

SGO Social Studies Rubric

SGO Social Studies Rubric

 

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.