Lessons discuss breakthroughs in democracy and whether they will withstand the region’s daunting economic problems. Lesson one, "Debt and Development," examines the debt crises and other economic challenges that plague the region. Lesson two, "Struggling for Democracy," reveals how growing wealth, the collapse of communism, and greater human rights protections have made it easier to begin building more democratic and peaceful societies. Lesson three, "The Giant of the North," explores the United States’s impact on drug trafficking, radical politics, and terrorism.
This title is part of the series: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES IN ILLUSTRATION AND CARTOON ART
Approximately 30 pages