1. The March of Democracy has met with setbacks and successes throughout history.
2. In 1900 there were only a few democratic states. After the Second World War, in 1950, more countries were added. The newly independent nations of Asia chose democracy. In 1975 colonies in Africa had become independent and most of them chose democracy as a form of government. A giant leap was taken in 1991. The fall of the Soviet Union created 15 new states and more democracies.
Fig. Democracy in contemporary worldTwo Tales of Democracy
Two Features of Democracy
Phases in the Expansion of Democracy
Democracy at Global Level
Promotion of Democracy