US Government and Politics
How has the percent of the world living in a democracy changed over the past 200 years?
How accurate was your prediction?
What most surprises you about this chart?
What is the big story this chart tells about democracy in the world?
Why do you think that is?
What is the most important consequence of this?
Overall, is this good news or bad news?
What the heck is a closed anocracy, and is that the direction the U.S. is headed in under Trump?
What question do you have about this chart?
With the Trump victory and the rise of authoritarian political party power in Europe what do you think the future of democracy looks like over the next 4 or 5 years?
Based on the overall trends of this chart, what would you say to people who are all in a tizzy with worry about the rise of Trump and authoritarian governments around the world?
If the % of people living in democracies has increased, what types of government have most decreased?
If you had to extrapolate and predict where we would be in the next 200 years what prediction would you make?