Points to Remember
1. Dictatorship is one man’s arbitrary rule.
2. In dictatorship only one party is allowed to exist.
3. Leadership of the nation is given to a single man.
4. There is to be only one political party.
5. Individual liberty is conspicuous by its absence.
6. People are made intensely nationalistic.
1. A totalitarian state is established.
8. They believe in racialism.
9. World War II gave a death blow to dictatorship.
Democracy vs Dictatorship:
1. Democracy emphasizes rights; dictatorship emphasis duties.
2. Democracy believes in equality; dictatorship in hierarchy.
3. Democracy lays stress on the individual; dictatorship on the state.
4. Democracy lays stress on the freedom of speech, press and association whereas dictatorship categorically denies these freedoms.
5. Democracy believes in reason; dictatorship in blind obedience.