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    According to the text a democracy and oligarchy are defined as such: “Democracy- A system of government that gives power to the people, directly or indirectly.” “Oligarchy-A form a government in which the right to participate depends on the possession of wealth, social status, military position, or achievements.” That being said what would we define the USA? In my opinion our country is defined as both, I say this because in some cases oligarchy and democracy are seen in our government.…

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    Government in Ancient Greece University of the People HIST 1421 “Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives” (Reagan, n.d.). In order for Greece to have order and civility, there needed to be certain officials that held power to make these city-states safe, and make proper decisions that benefitted them. Five of the major forms of government that once played a part in ancient Greece were Tyranny, Oligarchy, Democracy, Monarchy, and Aristocracy. Many associate the…

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    As one might describe, a dictator is a leader with total power over a nation. This power is typically obtained by force. Many dictators rule in fear and inflict terror upon people in the nation in which they govern. Within a dictatorship, one’s entitlement to speak freely is most commonly revoked because basic rights and freedom are not available. Two dictators that suppressed freedom of speech under their governing nations are Macbeth, a character from the play “Macbeth” by William…

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    If your government is a democracy, it has to have certain characteristics that makes it a democracy. These qualities are that the government recognizes the worth of each person, each person has equal rights, the government has faith in the in majority rule and an insistence upon minority rights, acceptance upon the need to compromise, and the government must allow lots of freedom for the people who live in the democracy. This is the reason that “The Democratic People's Republic of Korea”, or as…

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    democracies as the countries around them have transitioned to other forms of government. In Syria, the prominent form of government is autocracy and their dictator is President Bashar al-Assad. Since a single person holds most of the power, there is no other party to check that he is using it fairly. Through the example of the Syrian civil war, it is revealed that Autocracies are more likely to have civil wars than democracies due to the lack of civilian freedoms/power when a difference of…

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    topic has been through an exhaustive analysis, the authoritarianism of these regimes requires a comparison. Expansion of the similarities and the differences between Mubarak and Pinochet will provide a deeper understanding of the flexibility of autocracy. Egypt and Chile are an ocean apart, literally and figuratively. The regions differ greatly in nearly all facets such as origins, geography, language, social beliefs, and countless more. Examining a Middle Eastern authoritarianism and a Latin…

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    Queen Jane, I believe the best civilization to start a trading enterprise is Athens. There are many reasons why Athens would make for the best civilization to hold Ashur’s trading enterprise. Athens is famous for being a strong, wealthy and powerful nation. With this power and wealth, there are many political, economic and social reasons why Athens would be the best civilization for Ashur’s trading enterprise. One of the many reasons why Athens would be perfect for Ashur’s trading enterprise…

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    Oligarchy: form of government ruled by few but also had elements of monarchy because of the rule of kings, democracy because of the election of council/senators, and aristocracy because of the upper class ruling and owning land. Electronic: PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 11 Oct. 2016. Print: Sherman, Dennis, and Joyce E. Salisbury. "Chapter 2-3." The West in the World: A History of Western Civilization. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2009. N. pag. Print. Plutocracy: form of government in which the wealthiest…

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    The Athenian people have experienced numerous forms of government ranging from a constitutional oligarchy, monarchy to democracy over the course of their history. They transitioned from lowly slaves and serfs who were born into their casts, to a free people elected into office. In the best of times, they were given land and stature while in the worst, vengeance, banishment and war. The Athenian embracement of democracy over monarchy can be attributed to the tyranny experienced under the rule of…

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    Position Paper #1 The author of the source expresses their opinion on the role of citizens in government accountability and the extent to which government should reflect the will of the people. The author believes that it is the responsibility of citizens to hold the government accountable for all of its policies and actions and that any decision made by the government must reflect the will of the people. This belief is consistent with democratic forms of government where power is ultimately…

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