What Is a Dictatorship?

What Is a Dictatorship?

Sarah B. Boyle (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196262

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This fascinating book describes the characteristics of a dictatorship, a political system in which an individual has absolute power to rule without the consent of citizens. Dictatorships throughout history are featured to show examples of how these individuals attained their positions, either by force or by inheritance, why laws and constitutions do not constrain a dictator's actions, and how every aspect of citizens' lives can be regulated under this system.

Reading Level
Lexile
860L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
6.8
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Government
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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