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POLI-121: Where to Start

Where to Start


World Factbook - The website provides a basic overview of the countries

Country Analyses - Analyzes a country's political, economic, social, and technological structure as well as its history



The Global State of Democracy - Allows you to look at where countries are based on democracy indices, compare those numbers to other countries, and see how those numbers have changed over time

World in Data: Democracy - Show empirical evidence about the change in democracy over the years



Civil Wars - Has charts about various Civil War and offers some insight as to why these wars happen

Civil Wars since 1945 - This Wikipedia article provides good background knowledge to help you see what wars were going on



Imports and Exports - From the US government, this offers a list of a country's major imports and exports and how the effects their economies

Economic Growth - Offers an overview of economic growth of major countries through the years and concrete data to help back those claims up

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