Totalitarianism

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Totalitarianism

  1. 1. TOTALITARIANGOVERNMENT KAYLA MCGINNIS
  2. 2. What is Totalitarianism?Totalitarianism is a political system where the state recognizesno limits to its authority and strives to regulate every aspect ofof public and private life whenever feasible.
  3. 3. Think of it this way...In a totalitarian government, the attitude is something like, “Ifyou don’t do what we say, we’ll shoot you.”
  4. 4. Some countries who wereunder a totalitarian orsimilar government... Soviet Union 1928 - 1991 Broke into 15 separate countries Joseph Stalin (right) industrialized the Soviet Union, and was in charge during WWII.
  5. 5. ItalyItaly1919 - 1945Went back to its original government at the end of WWIIBenito Moussolini was a major contributor to fascism, which wasItaly’s version of totalitarianism.
  6. 6. Germany1925 - 1945Adolf Hitler ran Nazi Germany, turning it into a securetotalitarian government which people found security in after themessy years after WWI.At the end of WWII, Germany went back to its originalgovernment.
  7. 7. Japan1938- 1944Hideki Tojo was mostly in charge of this movement.Japan’s government, by this time, had taken on some verytotalitarian aspects.This ended in 1944, after Japan surrendered in WWII.
  8. 8. Currently...North Korea is a totalitarian government.
  9. 9. In the U.S.The U.S. is a free country,as of now. The Constitution forbidsnearly all aspects of totalitarianism.
  10. 10. Sources:http://fresno.k12.ca.us/divdept/sscience/history/totalitarianism.htmhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/totalitarianism

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