What Is an Oligarchy?

What Is an Oligarchy?

Joseph K. Brennan (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196293

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This compelling book describes the characteristics of an oligarchy, a political system in which the government's power rests with a small but highly influential segment of a society. These groups are often distinguished by their family ties, wealth, social class, profession, or military might. Oligrachical governments throughout history are featured to show examples of how these groups attain and keep power, as well as how they govern.

Reading Level
Lexile
720L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Q
ATOS
5.8
DRA
40
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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