Oligarchy Is Bad!

By Kendra Hart

Description and forms of Oligarchy

Oligarchy is a form of government in which a few wealthy people hold power. These people usually have the money and the best education. There are two forms of Oligarchy. One form is, elected and the other is caste. Elected Oligarchy is when the common elect the members of government. Caste Oligarchy is when there is no voting.

Who has control and what powers do they have?

Rich people, a political party, one social class, or one race will have control. The power of leadership is supported by the wealthy and military. In an Oligarchy government the small group that rules has all the power.


What rights do citizens have? Can they vote?

If you lived in an Oligarchy government and you had not a lot of money then you would not have a good education like others who have more money and get a better education. In an Elected Oligarchy you are able to elect members of government, but in a Caste Oligarchy there is not voting because the power is passed down the family.


Why is Oligarchy bad?

1. The rich and powerful get richer and more powerful than others

2.Fewer opportunities for the poor

3.may result in the collapse of a nation