Voting rights have hit several milestones since America’s founding days when it was limited to white male property owners.
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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.
The death of a teenager in police custody in the heartland Berber minority of Algeria twenty years ago laid the base for future protests.
Most new democracies have vestiges of the old authoritarian regimes, such as successor parties, constitutions, and subnational enclaves.
“Gwangju” is a musical created in 2020 to remember a watershed moment that took place in Korea’s democracy uprising 40 years ago.
America’s constitution, the separation of powers and federalism are why American democracy is one of the most resilient in the world.
With each major party becoming more extreme, 2022 may be a watershed moment of more senators losing nomination than since 1982.
China’s cyber regulator set up a hotline to monitor online comments that are disparaging of the ruling Communist Party and its history.
Campaign spending limits in UK elections shows that as the amount of allowed spending rises, so does the cost of campaigns.
A recent research paper examines America’s polarization in historical context by looking at its last democracy breakdown: the Civil War.
When it came to announcing their presidential campaigns, the vast majority of current or former vice presidents followed a similar schedule.