The CIA online World Factbook provides a useful overview about countries we study.
The Economist is an excellent resource for global politics and events. Check out their online country briefings!
Perspectives from one of the most elite policy institutes. Check out the country briefings...
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The End of History
The Future of Freedom
It is evident to all alike that a great democratic revolution is going on among us, but all do not look at it in the same light. To some it appears to be novel but accidental, and as such, they hope it may still be checked; to others it seems irresistable, because it is the most uniform, the most ancient, and the most permanent tendency that is to be found in history.
Alexis De Tocqueville, 1831
UNIT 1: INTRO TO POLITICAL THOUGHT
UNIT 2: GOV. SYSTEMS, THEMES,
Outstanding online news source that provides a wealth of information and the latest developments about the countries and issues we study. Check out the country briefings...
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Freedom House and Human Rights Watch are NGOs dedicated to promoting human rights around the globe. These groups provides up to date, detailed information on the actions and policies of governments as they relate to basic human rights and freedom.
The American Enterprise Institute, Heritage Foundation, Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, and Cargegie Endowment for International Peace are think tanks / policy institutes that provides information, analysis, and policy recommendations for the US government. You will find useful articles on countries and issues we study.
The International Atomic Engergy Agency is a multigovernmental organization in the UN Family that serves as a focul point for atomic energy cooperation, and monitors efforst to stop the spread of nuclear weapons.
EXTRA CREDIT: Review the Free Response Questions at the end of each chapter of Ethel Wood's AP Comparative Coursebook. Choose the most challenging question(s) and answer to the best of your ability (pretend you are taking the AP exam!). You should review the chapter and write an outline prior to writing your response.