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    This is highlighted thoroughly through the historians and primary sources such as the re-account of Father George Gapon to truly demonstrate how the stubborn and injudicious personality of the Tsar ultimately influenced his weak leadership and decisions politically, economically and socially in the events of Bloody Sunday, the 1905 revolution and world war 1 leading to the rising discontent of the people; forcing him out of autocracy and into his abdication in…

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    World] War.” The faults of the system, in her interpretation, were built into society. Fitzpatrick argues that even the Tsar saw the changes coming. The tsarist system, she writes, weakened the reforms that Tsar Nicholas II put in place. Even though he established the Duma, Fitzpatrick…

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    From previous chapters, we can define democracy as, “a regime in which citizens have basic rights of open association and expression and the ability to change the government through some sort of electoral process (Drogus & Orvis, 2015).” This means, that people living under a democratic rule have the liberty to express their thoughts and ideas—along with other basic human rights—and the ability to elect and choose new representatives if those currently surviving are not properly fulfilling their…

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    The Inevitable State of Development in Nepal Beginning in the early 19th century, all countries began to diverge away from each other in terms of development. Before this time, all countries were relatively equal in terms of wealth, life expectancy, mortality rate, and other factors of development. Then, all of these countries began to become wealthier, healthier, and more education, but some grew faster than others based on their location, history, government policies, economic policies, and…

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    Aristotle explains that there must be many forms of government because every state is composed of a unique combination of elements. He addresses the perspectives of other writers; Aristotle mentions Plato’s books in particular. Plato recognizes four principal forms of rule. These forms are monarchy, oligarchy, democracy, and aristocracy. In The Politics, Aristotle includes a fifth form of government. This form is termed polity, or constitutional government. Although it is uncommon and is not…

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    Without the efficacious presence of an absolute monarchy only chaos, war and hardships could arise. Multiple nations divided and in misery, different opinions everywhere one went and no definite resolution, some had no intention of following the law, all these conflicts sum up to the state of Europe before the emergence of absolute monarchy. When the ideal government finally surfaced in the 1600s and 1700s religion, fear and repercussions were elements utilized by a ruler to manage a harmonious…

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    Governance In The Tempest

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    After reading John Locke’s Second Treatise of Government and William Shakespeare’s play The Tempest, readers witness two vastly different forms of governing. One of The Tempest’s main characters, Prospero, perceives himself as the only one fit to be the sole bearer of power. This form of thinking may be due to his upbringing where he originally had a copious amount of control. Locke on the other hand, trusts people’s rights to be held in the hands of the people. There are a few examples in…

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    Governments are the sole things that will make a country run smooth. When we put a society ruled by a monarchy and a society run by a dictatorship, we can clearly see the similarities and differences that define these two governments. In an absolute monarchy, the country is ruled by a family that will make all of the laws for the people, but in a dictatorship, there is only one singular person that decides the laws for the country. For both of these countries, this means that the people will…

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    What is democracy? Democracy can be defined as the system of government in which the ruling power of a state is legally vested, not in any particular population group or class, but in the people. Abraham Lincoln(President of the United States of America 1861-1865), said that democracy is government of the people, by the people, for the people. The word democracy comes from the Greek word demos and knatia, in other words rule by people meaning all citizens in the city state Athens. Democracy thus…

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    Henry Thoreau believes that the government must be better, not just for the majority, but for all those that are part of it. He begins his civil disobedience essay by stating, “the government is at it’s best but expedient ,” this is implying that government fails to resolve the issues that the people quickly, making whatever provided “worse than the evil.” Thoreau believes that a government runned by the majority, does not necessarily make the decision fair and just, it simply means that it is…

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