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    Theocracy government has been around for many ages, but it wasn’t until Feb 11, 1979 the Pahlavi monarchy was overthrown, making Iran form an Islamic theocracy. Was this the right decision for the government? To understand this, we must look at how the government is operated first, see the citizens point of view, and see how the government is affected. Iran’s government consist of a supreme leader, guardian council, parliament, Assembly of Experts, expediency council, president, cabinet, National Security Council, and Cultural Revolution Council. Offices and bodies are all appointed and sustain the real power in the government. The supreme leader, whom is also referred to head of state, is appointed for a lifetime by the Assembly of Experts.…

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    Theocracy In Iran

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    by looking at the issues that arise from theocracy in Iran, specifically the incompatibility of theocracy and democracy, and the issue of entrenching political policies in religious doctrines and what that means for change. I will then examine the different forms that secularism can take. Firstly, by examining the forced atheism of Soviet Russia, and the Judeo-Christian secularism of the United States of America, looking at how these forms of secularism do not fully overcome the issues presented…

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    the Pennsylvania colonies’ positive aspects out way its negative aspect which is why it is one of the colonies I would choose to sail to if I had been alive in the 1700s. When choosing an English colony to sail to the Massachusetts colony where the Puritans reside would be one of my last choices. In the early 1600s the Puritans set out on a voyage to America with 17 ships and 1,000 people which was one of the largest single voyages to America. They were encouraged to travel to America for…

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    society begin to have real freedom. As seen through these examples, even Christianity is corrupted by power. In fact, even sects of Christianity formed with the explicit purpose of evading corruption become corrupted by power. Allowing any religion to hold such a position of power is incredibly dangerous, both for the religion and the government. Even the purest and mildest of beliefs can and will be corrupted in order to control people, and with a state-sponsored religion these attempts are…

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    A theocracy is a country or civilization run and ruled by religion and religious leaders. The entire community worships the same, and lives by the same religious rules and values. You can see a theocracy becoming more and more real in The Crucible by the way ones judgment and reliability is judged by their faith. It is also shown by how they bash witchcraft, something that isn’t what their religion believes in, with no more facts than it is against their beliefs. One line that stuck out me is,…

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    Theocracy In The Crucible

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    The town of Salem, like most Puritan settlements of the 1600s, is a theocracy, and as such the Church commands the highest level of respect, authority, and devotion in the community. All of these are challenged, however, when the Salem Witch Trials begin. Reverend Parris, Salem’s head minister, is stunned when rumors of witchcraft spring up. However, rather than shooting the rumors down and directing the people back to God’s presence in Salem and His Divine Power, Parris does little to ease the…

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    DBQ .Using the documents, analyze the actions and reactions of people in the Middle East to restrictions placed on the rights and freedoms of women? 2. Identify an additional type of document and explain how it would be helpful in assessing the people’s actions and reactions A recent survey posted in the In Afghanistan show that 30% of muslims say that women should not have the choice to wear a veil. This is one of the many countries in the Middle East that are very conservative when it…

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    The First Representative Governments in North America In North America there were 13 colonies. Each colony was given an opportunity to choose representatives. The colonists had taxes forced on them by the king. Colonists didn’t want a system without checks and balances to occur, so citizens could vote on candidates to represent them. Eventually, if the candidates didn’t represent the people’s rights as they wished, they could be voted out of office. This is called a representative government,…

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    Throughout history, all of the world's governments have used authority to ensure or at least try to make their country run properly. Whether it be police watching the streets, armies putting down rebellions, or even secret police spying and taking out people, one way or another the government always tries to maintain power of its citizens to make sure nobody is doing anything that would harm the state. This idea of power of authority is shown in these three works, The Handmaid's Tale by…

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    Theocracy I Am Malala

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    A Government like, the United States, chose a democracy-based government based on its various citizens’ cultures and beliefs. This form of ruling allows its citizen to have various freedoms from things they do not wish to partake. However, not all countries are like this, there are some that force the nation into a religion and base nearly all their laws on that religion’s rules. This type of government is referred to as a Theocracy. One such government is the one in Pakistan. This Theocracy’s…

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