AQA Citizienship-Life in Modern Britain

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  • Life In Modern Britain
    • Diversity
      • Although we have different identities, most people living in the UK are British Citizens
      • Some people are very patriotic (takes pride in their country)
      • Britain is multicultural due to the range of different ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds
      • Diversity makes life interesting-British music, food, entertainment are all influenced by people who have come to Britain and settled here
      • However, some people think that Britain is 'their country', stereotyping anyone who originates from outside Britain. This can lead to racism, division and violence.
    • British Values
      • The Rule Of Law
        • The law applies to everyone in the country, no one is above the law
      • Personal Freedom
        • The right to life and to be able to make decisions freely about religion, speech and expression
      • Tolerance
        • Accepting religious, ethnic and social differences
      • Respect for diversity
        • Embracing cultural differences within society
      • Equality of opportunity
        • Citizens are protected from being treated unequally by;The Equal Pay Act, The Sex Discrimination Act, The Race Relations Act and The Disability Discrimination Act
      • representative democracy
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    • Key Terms
      • Secular(ism) society
        • Not following a particular religion
      • Commonwealth
        • Countries who once were or still is part of the UK (e.g. Australia)
      • Migration
        • Moving from one place to another
      • Free press
        • A newspaper that is free to express their opinion, on the condition that is in public interest
      • Free press
        • Information that the public have the right to know
    • Why do people migrate?
      • Safety
        • Health
        • To escape war
        • To escape crime
        • Same-sex relationship
        • Better 'services'
      • Money
        • Benefits
        • Retirement
        • Education
        • Jobs
      • Family
        • Relationships
        • Marriage
    • Immigration
      • For
        • They take our job and overpopulates the country
        • It should be restricted for terrorists
        • Overcrowding is increasing on  public transport and on roads
        • Adequate housing needs to be built to accommodate extra people
      • Against
        • Embracing multiculturalism
        • More skilled (UK hospitals could not function without oversees workers)
        • 66% of EU migrants in 2012 migrated for work and 20% for study
    • Media
      • Why do we need media?
        • Political Patterns (e.g Brexit)
        • To connect with other people
        • Current affairs
        • General knowledge
        • Bring cultures together
        • Control opinions
        • To educate
        • To share world problems
        • To communicate
      • Different types of media
        • Internet
        • TV
        • Newspapers
        • Apps
        • Radio
        • Talking
        • Social Media
        • Youtube
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        • BBC (British Broadcasting Cooperation)
    • Brexit
      • Leave 52% Remain 48%
      • Brexit is the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union
      • Leaving the EU means that there will be a stonger economy, a decrease in the cost of living, increased oppourtunities and communications between police forces
      • Article 50 is a treaty which lasts 2 years with the intention of Britain leaving the EU on the 29th March 2019
      • Countries that belong in the EU are France, Spain Belgium and Germany
      • Theresa May, the prime minister of Great Britain, is part of the Conservative party

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