World Democracy

FRQ #2, Quantitative Analysis.

Using the graph below, answer the questions that follow.


Democracy in the World, 1946–2017

Percent of Democratic, Mixed, and Autocratic Governments

Percent in each Category, n = 167 Countries, “Mixed status” causes less than 100%.


(A) Identify the high point for the percentage of countries with democratic governments.

(B) Describe a trend in the graph regarding governments in the world over the period depicted.

(C) Draw a conclusion about that trend.

(D) Explain what models/forms of democratic representation may contribute to the growth or decline of democracy(s).