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University of Toronto St. George
Political Science

Chapter 2 - Carnation Revolution took place in Portugal when left wing Movimento das Forcas Armadas overthrew the 48 year old tradition of dictatorship lead by the Estado Novo - Democracy in Portugal began a boom for democracy around the world - First long wave of democracy = 1882 in the USA, but then the first reverse wave in 1920s with the dictatorship of Mussolini - Second shorter wave came after WW11 with the Allied victory, newly independent colonies transitioned to democracy - Second reverse wave I 1962 with military and one party rule leaving only 2 states in south America democratic - Third wave = democracy in Portugal - But after these booms the process of democracy seemed to slow down because in the 80s the ratio had only increased from 1:4 to 1:3 of democratic states with most new democracies occurring in microstates with less than 1 million people - During the third wave many Asian states also turned to d
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