The Emperor: Downfall of an Autocrat Setting & Symbolism

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Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a nation on the Eastern coast of Africa. Emperor Haile Selassie ruled Ethiopia for nearly a half decade.

Addis Adaba

Addis Adaba is Ethiopia's capitol and the location of the Emperor's two main palaces.

The New Palace

The New Palace was the Emperor's residence.

The Old Palace

The Old Palace was the government's official headquarters.

The Hour of Assignments

The Hour of Assignments was the Emperor's first official point of business each day. During this time he hired, promoted, demoted, and fired government officials.

The Hour of the Cashbox

The Hour of the Cashbox followed the Hour of Assignments. During this time the Emperor received people asking for money to fund this or that government project and decided whether or not to fund it. Since the government was almost always short on money, he would often give people less than they asked for.

The Hour of the Supreme Court

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