Thu, Jan 30

POL 307-800, European Politics
Spring 2020 |


In focus (9)

  1. Do you think common values such as commitment to democracy and human rights are enough to form a cohesive political community among countries with different histories and political experiences? [Why or why not?]
  2. The US started as thirteen separate states but over time evolved into a more cohesive political community. What factors facilitated this? Do you think conditions to form such a community in contemporary Europe are as propitious as those in early US history? [Explain your answer.]

Further analysis

  1. Compose a discussion question that addresses important material from this chapter.
  2. Connect the Brexit article to the assigned reading and offer a relevant policy suggestion.