Civics 101 – Episode 37: Autocracies & Oligarchies & Democracies, Oh My!

Grade
9-12
Lesson Duration

Each podcast episode of Civics 101 gives listeners a non-partisan, topical “refresher course on how American democracy was designed and how it is practiced in the real world.”

Episode 37: “The United States is described as a republic, a federation, and a constitutional democracy. So, what is it? Are those terms interchangeable? And, while we’re at it, what’s the difference between totalitarianism, despotism, and dictatorship?” Tune in for a brief primer on different forms of government. 

Podcast (12:40): https://www.civics101podcast.org/civics-101-episodes/ep37

Source

https://www.civics101podcast.org/new-page-1/

New Hampshire Public Radio