A country under dictatorship has all economic and political power centralized.
This means that
everything about government is controlled absolutely by the dictator. The
term dictator is Latin
and was used to describe a magistrate who was given special powers in
a time of emergency. In the
modern age, however, the role of the dictator is similar to the
tyrant of the middle ages. In the
dictatorship, civil freedoms are restricted. Civil
freedoms are basic liberties that most people
take for granted, such as watching the TV
shows you like, reading the books you like, studying the
subjects you enjoy and getting the
job you want. The dictator is often a self-proclaimed leader who
has control of a private
army. The leader helps a certain class of people in order to retain his
power and support. A
weak government may be overthrown by a charismatic dictator initially
supported by the
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