ESSENTIAL QUESTION: HOW DOES EMBRACING AUTHORITARIAN LEADERS (THE 'STRONGMAN') ENABLE POLITICAL PARTIES TO EMBRACE AUTHORITARIAN POLICIES?
OBJECTIVES: SWBAT analyze, evaluate, source and annotate excerpted primary and secondary sources toward skill building for the AP COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS exam.
Herman, Edward S. and Chomsky, Noam. Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media. Pantheon Books (2002) (pgs. xi-xix)
Public Lecture: The Age of the Strongman: How the Cult of the Leader Threatens Democracy Around the World – Gideon Rachman (Aspen Institute España) (1:22:51 mins) – October 19, 2022
VIDEOS: Victims of Communism Museum Tour – American History TV-C-Span – February 27, 2023 (44 mins)
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