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Government and Politics - Unit One and Two.
UNIT ONE - PEOPLE AND POLITICS
1.1 Democracy and Political Participation.
1.2 Party Policies and Ideas.
1.3 Elections.
1.4 Pressure Groups.
UNIT TWO - GOVERNING THE UK.
2.1 The UK Constitution.
2.2 Parliament.
2.3 The Prime Minister and Cabinet.
2.4 The Judiciary…

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1.1 Democracy and Political Participation
Politic refers to the activity of managing the affairs of the state. A state is a
collective name for the institutions that administer a country. A government
means the process of organising the state and giving it political direction.
It can also mean:
Government: in…

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Power is the ability of an individual or an institution to force people to do things,
whether they wish to or not.
Power, authority and sovereignty -
1. Power.
Power means the ability to make other people or groups do what one wants them
to do, even if this is…

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Institution Main Sources of Authority
Parliament. The authority of the House of Lords is
TRADITIONAL. The commons' main authority is by election, therefore, the people.
The government. Their authority is ELECTIVE.
The monarch. The power of monarchy is limited, so the Crown is
traditional.
The prime minister. Much of their…

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Government and Politics - Unit One and Two.
UNIT ONE - PEOPLE AND POLITICS
1.1 Democracy and Political Participation.
1.2 Party Policies and Ideas.
1.3 Elections.
1.4 Pressure Groups.
UNIT TWO - GOVERNING THE UK.
2.1 The UK Constitution.
2.2 Parliament.
2.3 The Prime Minister and Cabinet.
2.4 The Judiciary…

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1.1 Democracy and Political Participation
Politic refers to the activity of managing the affairs of the state. A state is a
collective name for the institutions that administer a country. A government
means the process of organising the state and giving it political direction.
It can also mean:
Government: in…

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Power is the ability of an individual or an institution to force people to do things,
whether they wish to or not.
Power, authority and sovereignty -
1. Power.
Power means the ability to make other people or groups do what one wants them
to do, even if this is…

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Institution Main Sources of Authority
Parliament. The authority of the House of Lords is
TRADITIONAL. The commons' main authority is by election, therefore, the people.
The government. Their authority is ELECTIVE.
The monarch. The power of monarchy is limited, so the Crown is
traditional.
The prime minister. Much of their…

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