A Form of Government by Justice Simmons

What is a Democracy?

A Democracy is a form of government where an individual or a group holds complete political power. Dictators tend to come to power during a time of turmoil in a country.


- Good base for personal discipline and order

- Flexibility in economic policy

- Good for development

- Diminish social differences


- Dictatorship priority is to maintain power

- Profit goes to dictators and its group, but not to the citizens

- Threat to diversity and multi ethnicity

- People have less rights



“In a democracy, you believe it or not. In a dictatorship, you believe it or else.” – Evan Esar

“The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don’t have to waste your time voting.” – Charles Bukowski

“The dictatorship tries to function without resorting to force so we must try to oblige it to do so, thereby unmasking its true nature as the dictatorship of the reactionary social classes” – Che Guevara

“The weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.” – Niels Bohr

Countries that use Dictatorship

- North Korea

- Egypt

- Iran

- Chad

- China

- Cuba

- Libya

- Madagascar

- Rwanda

- Sudan

- Syria

- Vietnam

- Zimbabwe

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