Compare and contrast the military coups in Brazil and Nigeria. In what ways were they similar and in what ways were they different?

Compare and contrast the military coups in Brazil and Nigeria. In what ways were they similar and in what ways were they different?

1.Both Brazil and Nigeria underwent military coups. Compare and contrast the military coups in Brazil and Nigeria. In what ways were they similar and in what ways were they different? Which one do you think undermined the country’s political institutions more and why?

2. Democratization is one way that authoritarian regimes can change. Describe what is typically included in the process of democratization. Then using the case of South Africa, given the institutionalized racism of the apartheid regime why do you think South Africa’s democratization occurred without severe violence?