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Democracy and Participation:

1. Name four features that modern democracies have


2. Name five features that make a government legitimate


3. Identify two factors which suggest that the UK is legitimate


4. Identify two factors which suggest that the UK is not legitimate


5. Name two features of direct democracy…

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21. What were the circumstances for the 1975 referendum on the issue regarding Britain's membership to the
European community?


22. Why was a referendum held in London in 1998?


23. Suggest three advantages, with examples (if applicable) of referendums


24. Suggest three disadvantages, with examples (if applicable) of referendums


25.…

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5. Provide one example of adversary politics




6. Name two key features of Britain's two-party system




7. Suggest one reason why Britain changed to a two-party system



8. Suggest three Labour policies




9. Suggest three policies Traditional Labour believed in




10. Suggest two things that the `LEFT' Labour faction stand…

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19. Suggest three Liberal Democrat policies




20. Suggest two things that the `ORANGE BOOK' faction stand for




21. Suggest two things that the `Traditional' Liberal Democrat faction stand for

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Elections:

1. Name three functions of an election



2. Suggest two differences between an election and a referendum



3. Suggest three features of a good voting system




4. Suggest three ways in which elections promote
democracy in the UK




5. Suggest three ways in which elections do not promote democracy…

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16. Suggest three impacts of STV and their disadvantages



17. Under Closed Party List, what is each candidate connected to?


18. Suggest three impacts of Closed Party List and their advantages



19. Suggest three impacts of Closed Party List and their disadvantages



20. How many votes does a voter get…

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6. What is the difference between a `outsider' and a `insider' group?



7. Suggest why Trade Unions may switch to an `insider' group when there is a change of government to Labour?




8. Suggest two reasons why a pressure group may be an `outsider' group




9. Name three features of…

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19. Suggest three reasons why it may be argued that pressure groups have not become more important in recent
years

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