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LO: To understand what is meant by the terms Democracies and Dictatorships . To understand how the implementation of technologies can improve/harm a country. . North Korea is a dictatorship. America is a democracy. Barack Obama . Kim Jong-un. Democracy Freedom or Foolishness. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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LO: To understand what is meant by the terms Democracies and Dictatorships.To understand how the implementation of technologies can improve/harm a country.

America is a democracy

North Korea is a dictatorshipBarack Obama Kim Jong-unDemocracy Freedom or FoolishnessAristotle - A democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth, no property, and vulgar employments.

THE ODD ONE OUT!

Adolf Hitler

Colonel Gaddafi

David CameronAdolf Hitler

Saddam Hussein4

Answer:David Cameron

Democracy:A form of government where the people share in deciding how things are run.(Ruled by the people)

Dictatorship:

A form of government where the leader has total power.

Advantages and DisadvantagesBrainstorm the advantages and disadvantages of democracies and dictatorships on sugar paper.Advantages of DemocracyPeople have power votingPeople help make decisionsPeople have their voices heardPeople have more freedoms/rights

Advantages of Dictatorship Decisions are made quickly Some people dont like to make their own decisionsDictator is stringent (strict) on rules, regulations, penalties, punishments and rewards

Disadvantages of Democracy Decisions can take a long time to make debatingSystems can be complicated Majority rule what about minority? Minority abuse?

Disadvantages of DictatorshipOften violent People have no power over leader, laws, freedoms/rights, etc Dictator is beyond law who regulates them?Old fashioned? HUMAN RIGHTS?

Debate LineDemocracy is the best way to run a country?Dictatorships never work?11Democracy or Dictatorship?Free and fair elections. Democracy

People in charge are beyond the law.Dictatorship

Ordinary people feel powerless.Dictatorship

People can change things.Democracy

The majority (most people) get their way. Democracy

Democracy or Dictatorship?Only a small group of people get their way. Dictatorship

The leader can declare war on anyone he wants. Dictatorship

You get a chance to change the leader. Democracy

It normally takes violence to change the leader.Dictatorship