"Tyranny is the exercise of power beyond right, which nobody can have a right to… Whosoever in authority exceeds the power given to him by the law and makes use of the Force he has under his command… may be opposed. "
Tyranny has been a major part of our world through all of time and will continue to be. We see tyranny demonstrated on many occasions throughout history. Ancient Rome, 69-39 BC, Julius Caesar, Mark Anthony, Cleopatra, they were all power hungry rulers. Sure, the odd time they helped the people under them, but the majority of the time was spent thieving and fighting. King Edward of England in 1286- 1305, he was only interested in deceit towards Scotland and wanted to rule more than the power given to him. Hitler, 1939-1945, was given position of Chancellor of Germany, but instead of doing good, he exceeded his power in an effort to raid the world of the Jewish. Now the world has another issue, Sadaam Hussein. To many, World War 3 seems inevitable.
Tyrant is a word meaning, *an absolute ruler unrestrained by law or constitution: a usurper of sovereignty, a ruler who exercises absolute power oppressively or brutally, one resembling an oppressive ruler in the harsh use of authority or power *.
Tyranny is a word meaning, *oppressive power exerted by government, a government in which absolute power is vested in a single ruler; especially: one characteristic of an ancient Greek city-state*. In this quotation, a person who is a tyrant is someone who obviously has authority, but exceeds that power given to him or her. An example of someone who was a tyrant is Hitler. Hitler was deemed


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