Democratic Peace Theory: Definition & Overview


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What is the basic premise of the democratic peace theory?

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1. Who was the first major philosopher to advance something like the democratic peace theory?

2. The evidence supporting the democratic peace theory is mainly drawn from which century?

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Use these study assessments to discern what you know about democratic peace theory. You'll be answering questions on topics like the basic idea behind the theory and the first philosopher who advanced this theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The worksheet/quiz will cover the following:

  • Century where the democratic peace theory originated
  • A major institution that was to promote this theory
  • War associated with nations that are democratic

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  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on democratic peace theory
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an institution that exemplifies this theory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the main idea associated with democratic peace theory and one of the first philosophers who promoted these concepts

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For more, we've made available to you the lesson called Democratic Peace Theory: Definition & Overview. The following areas of study will be discussed:

  • Monroe Doctrine in 1823
  • Democratic peace theory
  • Explanation of where the theory came from
  • Democratic peace theory examples
  • Criticisms of the theory