Lesson 31: Democracy in Sweden

In this lesson we will:

  • learn about the breakthrough of democracy in Sweden with a focus on the constitution.
  • learn about how democracy works in the country today (parliamentarianism) through examples of democratic bodies: EU, state, region, municipalities.
  • Talk about the challenges facing the democratic system today.



Reference material to read/see/hear:

Reading material

Reference Videos

Extra reference material

Look through the content in the links above. Then answer the questions via the form or by email.

  1. How did democracy develop in Sweden?
  2. Give some examples of democracy/the democratic system in Sweden.
  3. What are the challenges for democracy?