here are some general notes! Political participation: people voting/activism/protesting/etc How are they engaging? Who are they voting for? Why are they voting for said candidates? How does it effect people’s social engagement in general? Communities supporting each other! Brazil returned to civilian rule in 1985 Understand the context of hyperinflation. Learn about it outside of the context of Brazil. What is hyperinflation? How is living under hyperinflation? Look into Venezuela! They have hyperinflation right now!