Governments, Rulers and People with Power

Governments, Rulers and People with Power

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  • Date Submitted: 10/15/2010 2:10 PM
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Governments, rulers & people with power…

1. What do you know about the Russian revolution?
I don’t really know much about the Russian revolution except there was higher class of people and a lower class.

2. What do you know about Germany under the Nazi regime?
The Nazi regime was run by Adolf Hitler between 1933 and 1945.

3. Find the definitions of the following:-
Totalitarian = of or pertaining to a centralized government that does not tolerate parties of differing opinion and that exercises dictatorial control over many aspects of life.
Fascism = a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism, regimenting all industry, commerce, etc., and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism and often racism.
Communism = a system of social organization in which all economic and social activity is controlled by a totalitarian state dominated by a single and self-perpetuating political party.
Socialism = a theory or system of social organization that advocates the vesting of the ownership and control of the means of production and distribution, of capital, land, etc., in the community as a whole.
Nationalism = the policy or doctrine of asserting the interests of one's own nation, viewed as separate from the interests of other nations or the common interests of all nations.
Democracy = a state of society characterized by formal equality of rights and privileges.
Capitalism = an economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or corporations, esp. as contrasted to cooperatively or state-owned means of wealth.
Regime = the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities.

4. On the back of this sheet, discuss in detail your ideal society. Consider what education, health and other...

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