MR. CARODDO's EDUCATION WEBSITE

AP COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT & POLITICS WEBSITE LINKS

Comparative Politics Blog/Catalogued Articles Website

The following links are to be used for your current events packet. They can also be used for gathering information for your country projects, as well as, keeping up with current global issues and information on the core countries.

The following are the email username and password for accessing foreign affairs online.

Username: piopizza@yahoo.com

Password: rock23

www.csmonitor.com

www.nytimes.com

www.economist.com

www.foreignaffairs.org

Some questions to help guide you in your current events analysis:
1. What is the author's  thesis regarding the article in question?
2. List at least 3 supporting facts the author states in reference to the thesis.
3. Give an example of a comparative situation to the article that exists in the U.S.
4. What variables, if any, is the author trying to examine in the article? Which important variables are left out or disregarded by the author?
5. What is your overall impression of the article? Is it persuasive or descriptive? Is it an accurate assessment of the situation.
 
Remember to check the handout regarding the CURRENT EVENTS PACKET for more in-depth information.

E-mail address: pcaroddo@dadeschools.net

pcaroddo@dadeschools.net

 
 
The following websites should be used for general information and in-class projects, including handouts, essays, and homework assignments.

www.freedomhouse.org

www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

www.usaid.gov

www.worldbank.org

www.un.org

www.amnesty.org

www.hrw.org

http://europa.eu

www.washingtonpost.com

www.abcnews.com

www.msnbc.com

www.cnn.com

www.foxnews.com