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    Oligarchies In Sparta

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    kings, one from each of the legendary founding tribes, the Agiads and the Eurypontids. Much of the early history has been lost in the sands of time, however by the Ancient period that we are studying, this unusual dual monarchy had evolved into an oligarchy where the kings held a more ceremonial role as part of the Gerousia or elder council, and only commanded absolute power when one of them would accompany the Spartan army on a campaign. (Brand, 2013) The earliest records show that Athens

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    Plato's Oligarchy

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    Plato introduced five kinds of people and also cities and developed their sequence of going. Those are aristocracy, timocracy, oligarchy, democracy and tyranny. This paper would focus mostly on the oligarchy cities and oligarch person, specifically, the similarities and differences between them. First I will define the oligarchy city and oligarch person. In an oligarchy city, the rich rules and the poor are ruled. Rulers have to be assessed and have certain amount of wealth by law. The rulers are

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    An oligarchy is a small group of people having control of a country, organization or institution. Oligarchy is a form of government in which it is run by the few; the few meaning the people of power who hold 99% of the world’s wealth or the top 1%. One of the main issues discussed in the book “World on Fire” is the disparate between the ethnic dominated minority and the indigenous majority. In many foreign countries, the ethnic minority control all the resources. It is not just in foreign countries

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    choose? Monarchy. Oligarchy. Tyranny. Democracy. They were all different forms of government back in Greece, every form of government had the goods and the bads. Every city had their own laws, army, and money, but by far their government was the most important. That’s why we the ancient Greek cities are called city-states. Democracy and Oligarchy are two of the four governments, they both have the goods and bads, but which is really the best? First, let's start out with Oligarchy. There are few men

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    Thesis Oligarchy is a small group of people having control of a country or institution. The society today is becoming more like oligarchy. In, past years we have seen many groups that want to take over the world and rule it based on their religion or beliefs. Paragraph One In the book Jennifer Government the corporation used strategies to reach the oligarchical state. People in the book had their last names based on the company they are working for. For example “John Nike” is the name of one

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    Spartan oligarchy was an unfair form of government because it withheld information from its subjects, it prohibited them from discussing what they did know, and its effects hurt the economy. We know this because Sparta was a very militia based society and it discouraged its people from art and literature interest. Oligarchies also tend to have less freedom for their citizens. In the ancient Spartan oligarchy, there were few people in power so few people knew about societal issues because the government

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    To understand the descent of a regime from a timocracy to an oligarchy, first the tenets of a timocracy must be understood. A timocracy first comes into being due to human error of the guardians. The guardians are not perfect, so when choosing the next generation of guardians to educate, they will not always choose the best candidates. Since the current guardians will not always select the children with gold souls, the aristocracy will eventually degenerate into a less just society. Some new rulers

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    Intro When we hear the words Tyranny, Oligarchy or Democracy where does your thoughts go? Do picture Greece, Canada, or maybe China? Do we think of the past or present? No answer is wrong, when we think of political structures, there are numerous examples. Politics are one of the main structures that arise continuously throughout known history. “Historians who study ancient civilizations have the daunting task of following the path of societies and cultures on the basis of scant sources. Actually

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    The city-states of Ancient Greek provide examples of different types of government structures that, even a few thousand years later, are relevant to governance today. In this assignment a number of them— monarchy, aristocracy, tyranny, oligarchy, and democracy—will be compared and contrasted in their usage within these city-states and briefly looked at, in conclusion, regarding their similarity to today’s world. As K.E. Carr points out in his article “Government in Ancient Greece”, it was Aristotle

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    This assignment is concerning the comparison and contrasting of monarchy, aristocracy, tyranny, oligarchy, and democracy as forms of government in Ancient Greek city-states (UoPeople, 2017). The ancient Greek city-states which I will discuss in this assignment are Athens and Sparta. A monarchy is a type of government that is ruled by a king and a person becomes a king by inheriting the throne because he comes from a loyal clan. A person can become a king because his father was a king or because his

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