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Daniel Ioffreda

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Transcript of Oligarchy

Oligarchy By Sofija, Erica, Paola, and Daniel An oligarchy is a government where all power is vested in a few people or in a dominant class. Those few people can be sometimes elected, but mostly it is decided by who has the most power and money. The people deal with the three types of power; legislative, judicial, and executive. Examples include: South Africa during the 20th century, Kazakhstan, and Pakistan. Review Questions True or false? If false, fix it.
Oligarchy is government by the rich for the poor. True or false? If false, fix it.
Oligarchy is government by the rich for the poor. What is a strength and a weakness of oligarchy? Name at least 3 countries that have or had an oligarchic government. What are the three types of power that people deal with in an oligarchy? True or false? If false, fix it.
In an oligarchic government, the less fortunate barely have any say. Strengths: More than one person makes decisions, and the members of an oligarchy are usually highly educated.

Weaknesses: An oligarchy government is unfair to the poorer people. Since the few, rich, and powerful people rule, the less fortunate have barely any say. The End
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