Government Takes Many Forms
“Who has the power, who rules the state?”
Totalitarian rule – authoritarian rulers –
In the 20
Century, authoritarian rule developed
into an extreme form called
meaning “total control” over society.
governments attempt to reshape the
state, the people, and the society – totally – to
conform to an idea or a plan.
needs modern technology, mass
communications to spread
appeals designed to persuade people to believe in
and support the government.