Monday, November 19, 2012

For the Love of the Dictator

Among topics discussed today:

Why do so many dictators refer to themselves as presidents?  (For an interesting discussion on this, check out THIS LINK.)

Why are so many unlimited governments (perhaps all unlimited governments) a "One-Party State?"

Why do they call themselves a democracy?

How does fear come into play?

We watched part of a short video.  You can check it out too, if you'd like:

If you want extra credit today, read and discuss the blog with an adult.  Then, write a sentence or two about the discussion and have them sign the paper.  Turn it in tomorrow in the extra credit tray.

1 comment:

  1. the class veidos were awesome . i loved the last one mr.habecker it was hilarious i cant believe you actually danced in front of the class hilarious.