The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Lost Croatia to independence on June 25, 1991. Since then Croatia has made extensive progress in its attempts and struggles to form a democratic state. Croatia’s government consists of a presidential parliamentary system. Croatia’s democratic transition began back in 1989, “when the LCY (League of Communists of Yugoslavia) gave in to Eastern and Central Europe’s democratic tide and legalized other political parties.” (History) As a result, throughout the 90’s
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praised democratic transitions in Croatia…” (facts.com) This leads me to believe that Croatia does indeed have a good chance of maintaining and improving their Democracy. Hopefully the political structure of Democracy, free market, and general freedom from communism can in time, bring the different ethnic groups of Croatia together in harmony. Working together, perhaps Croatians and surrounding countries can prosper from what some people think is the best element of democracy… capitalism.