The Iron Fist of Tyranny!
Charlie Chaplin parodying Adolf Hitler in the classic film, “The Great Dictator”
After reading an excerpt about the Cycle of Constitutional Revolutions by the Greco-Roman historian, Polybius, the students are starting to examine individual forms of government, starting with Tyranny. They will be studying both ancient and modern forms of dictatorship over the next few days in class.
Much like fellow comedic actor, Charlie Chaplin, the Three Stooges made films that mocked Hitler and Nazi Germany: