Dictatorship Essay | Dictatorship vs. Democracy

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Dictatorship vs. Democracy

Summary: Dictatorship vs. Democracy: This outlines both aspects and examples of dictatorships and democracies by comparing their similarities and differences.
Dictatorships and democracies have many similarities and far more differences. Dictatorships are basically a government run by one political party and are very totalitarian in their style of government. Democracy is a very old idea that has just begun to really come into common practice within the last few hundred years. In a democracy, the people rule (at least in theory), but in a dictatorship, even in theory, the government (as well as the economy, industries and the entire nation) is run by a few elite leaders.

Unlike democracies, dictatorships have never really been a "traditional" or common style of government. Instead, dictatorships are used in such circumstances as when a country is conquered by another or when a new government revolts and overthrows the old one that supposedly was not doing its job. Dictatorships can be summed up by their basic value system, which is basically...

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