Macron visited the prison where Toussaint Louverture died, praising him as a hero who embodied French Revolution values.
Election History articles on Democracy Chronicles
Here we cover how democracy has progressed through time in our highly suggested global election history coverage. Modern systems of democracy largely arose out of the Europe through the period at the end of the Middle Ages into the Reformation, the Age of Enlightenment, and the American and French Revolutions. However in reality, democratic decision making is an even more ancient invention and in many ways a fixture of nature . Also check out our section on World Democracy.
At This Museum Sixth Graders Learn Lessons In Democracy
At the New-York Historical Society’s democracy program, 21 sixth graders debated weekly tests versus daily homework options.
Did Pirates Pioneer Democracy?
Fencing booty is the most underappreciated problem of historical pirate logistics. Myths and stories about “going on the account”.
Thomas Paine and Bob Dylan
I commend Bob Dylan for grasping Thomas Paine’s essence, and for putting it to use. He did a much better job than most historians in that time.
1800s Barbershop Converted To Voting Rights Museum
El Paso’s Project XV Museum, Texas’ first voting rights museum, has been built over the last year by David Strother, a barbershop owner.
Russian Wagner Boss Acknowledges Comparison With Rasputin
Russian mercenary boss Yevgeny Prigozhin responded to comparisons [with]…Rasputin who treated the son of the last tsar for haemophilia.
A Propaganda Love Story, From Caesar To Trump
Times have changed but propaganda tactics remain the same. Roman propaganda has more in common with today’s political realities.
Jamaica’s Long And Winding Road To Becoming A Republic
Jamaica’s Constitution Reform Committee is tasked with reviewing the 1962 Constitution to facilitate the country’s transition to a republic.
Learning from Gorbachev’s Failures
Gorbachev’s failed attempt to transform a massive system from within has generated different take-aways for different countries.
US Political Dynasties Are In Decline
Political dynasties dominated US politics for several decades. However, it appears that their sway and influence have begun to wane.