What is a totalitarian state?



A state in which the government controls every aspect of public and private life.; Existed in Germany, Italy, and the Soviet Union.

A totalitarian state is one in which all systems of government are controlled by a central power. A dictorship and a party will control the law courts, the police, the media and the government. All freedoms wil be denied. In essence, totalitarianism means total control of a people by one individual and the government it has created.