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.