HIS 4323 History of Democracy

The History of Democracy is an intensive study of the development of democratic institutions. Although this course will focus on the two best-known examples of working democracies-the British parliamentary system and the American congressional system-democratic revolutions in France, Latin America, and emerging nations will also be examined. This course will emphasize the development of representative government, constitutional theory, the role of law, the expansion of suffrage, and a comparison of governmental structures.


3 Credits

Cross Listed Courses

Cross-Listed with POL-4323