Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Who is the most "free"?

Go to the Freedom House FAQ Page:
http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=265
1. What is Freedom House?
2. List three things Freedom House does.
3. Freedom House measures two types of freedom. What are they?

Now go to the 2011 Freedom Around the World report:
http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=594
First look at the map of the Americas.
http://www.freedomhouse.org/images/File/fiw/FIW2011_AmericasMap_1st%20draft.pdf

4. How free is the United States?
5. How free is Mexico?
6. How free is Cuba?

Now look at the map of North Africa/Middle East
http://www.freedomhouse.org/images/File/fiw/FIW2011_MENA_Map_1st%20draft.pdf
7. Find one country identified as "free."
8. How many countries on this map have been identified as partly-free?
9. How many countries on this map have been identified as not-free?

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