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Transcript of Theocracy
Why would anyone want to live in a theocracy?
Research Question 1
What is a theocracy?
A government in which people have a deity as their supreme ruler.
Research Question 2
How does theocracy benefit people?
Theocracy only benefits people who believe in a particular religion.
Research Question 3
Which countries have a theocracy right now in present day?
Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Malaysia, and Mauritania are Islamic theocracies,The Vatican City
Research Question 4
Which countries used to have a theocracy?
The Holy Roman Empire
Research Question 5
Why did countries leave theocracies?
There were a lot of wars for power.
Research Question 6
How are people treated in a theocracy?
People are ruled by beliefs of punishment or promises of rewards in the afterlife.
Research Question 7
Why is Democracy considered a better type of government than a theocracy?
People can believe in what they want and there is more freedom of expression.
The answer to our big question is:
People would prefer to not live in a theocracy. It is chosen if the big majority of the people that live in a country strongly believe in their religion. It makes it fair for all believers and law is not chosen by people so it is fair for everyone.
By: Mishele Arciniega, Wendy Apisdorf and Pablo Collignon