1. Explain the similarities and differences between Parliamentary government and
  2. Presidential government. (Essay or Chart form)


  3. Why has democracy, the most preferred government in the world, been the most
  4. difficult to establish? Provide examples from the emerging democracies profiled in

    your text (Poland, South Africa and Mexico) or the recent unrest in East Timor to illustrate your answer.


  5. Explain the characteristics that make up authoritarian states in today's world. Provide
  6. examples from either China, Cuba, Iran, Iraq or another nation of your choice to

    illustrate your answer.


  7. Explain the types of international conflict that have prompted the development of

international security agreements and agencies in the world today. Give examples

of these conflicts, agencies and agreements.