What is Democratization? - Definition & Process


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What is democratization?

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1. What do we call a government where a single person holds absolute power?

2. What governmental body was created to start Great Britain's move towards democracy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In the modern world, many countries go through a process called democratization, or at least attempt to. You can learn about democratization with this quiz and worksheet. The quiz questions will test you on some key points from the lesson, such as the definition of democratization and other, conflicting forms of government.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • What democratization means
  • When governmental power is held by a single person
  • Democracy in Great Britain
  • Lessons from Japan's move towards democratization
  • Democratization in the United States

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - ensure that you've accurately remembered the lesson's main points on the definition and characteristics of democratization
  • Reading comprehension - test your understanding of democratization in general and the specific examples of democratization in different countries
  • Knowledge application apply the understanding of democratization you've gained from the lesson to answer the assessment questions on the topic

Additional Learning

If you're interested in learning more about democratization, read over the attached lesson called What is Democratization? - Definition & Process. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Overview of democracy
  • The process of democratization
  • Other types of governments
  • Examples from different countries