Government and Politics - Unit 1 revision pack with examples

I have finished, and added section 1.4 (Pressure Groups) into this pack! Once again it contains examples! I am working on section 2 notes now.

This pack is for the Edexcel course. I wont be revising parties, because the other three are much easier to learn, so why bother?!

I will also be doing a Unit 2 pack: 

Incomplete at the moment though...

http://getrevising.co.uk/resources/government_and_politics_unit_2_revision_pack_with_examples_incomplete

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  • Created on: 07-04-12 16:14

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Forms of Democracy
Direct Democracy ­ This is where the power to make decisions lies with the people. The
earliest accepted form of this democracy was in Ancient Greece whereby the people
(although only the Men) would gather, listen to speeches from leading citizens and then
vote upon the issue.…

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Politics (AS) Revision
1.1 - Democracy

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Referendums
A Referendum is "A popular vote where the people are asked to determine an
important political or constitutional issue directly". Referendums may be held for
a whole variety of reasons such as:
· The inability of a Government to decide on an issue: 1975, Labour asked "Do
you think…

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that these people's views will be largely ignored.

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Criticisms of the UKs democratic system
The UK's democratic system is not without its faults and has been criticized on a variety
of grounds over the years. These arguments include:
1) There are a number of important, non-elected institutions within the governments of
the UK. The most notable examples of…

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Types of elections
In the UK there are many types of elections:
General Election: This must be held at least every 5 years, although it may be called
earlier if the government wishes it to be so. In this election, each of the UKs 650
constituencies vote on which representative…

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Somu

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Thank you so much for this its a life saver

Ser

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That is amazing, than you very much! We didn't study PP either, but I was still surprised when didn't see them) I thought I eliminated any possible thoughts about it)) 

P.S. You forgot to write about elitism and pluralism tho

Ser

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Haha, everybody in a rush before the exam)

Ella Downey

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Do you have any notes on Judges and Civil Liberties?

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Government and Politics - Unit 1 revision pack with examples

I have finished, and added section 1.4 (Pressure Groups) into this pack! Once again it contains examples! I am working on section 2 notes now.

This pack is for the Edexcel course. I wont be revising parties, because the other three are much easier to learn, so why bother?!

I will also be doing a Unit 2 pack: 

Incomplete at the moment though...

http://getrevising.co.uk/resources/government_and_politics_unit_2_revision_pack_with_examples_incomplete

  • Created by: JPerren
  • Created on: 07-04-12 16:14

Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1

Page 2

Preview of page 2
Forms of Democracy
Direct Democracy ­ This is where the power to make decisions lies with the people. The
earliest accepted form of this democracy was in Ancient Greece whereby the people
(although only the Men) would gather, listen to speeches from leading citizens and then
vote upon the issue.…

Page 3

Preview of page 3
Politics (AS) Revision
1.1 - Democracy

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Page 5

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Referendums
A Referendum is "A popular vote where the people are asked to determine an
important political or constitutional issue directly". Referendums may be held for
a whole variety of reasons such as:
· The inability of a Government to decide on an issue: 1975, Labour asked "Do
you think…

Page 6

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that these people's views will be largely ignored.

Page 7

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Page 8

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Criticisms of the UKs democratic system
The UK's democratic system is not without its faults and has been criticized on a variety
of grounds over the years. These arguments include:
1) There are a number of important, non-elected institutions within the governments of
the UK. The most notable examples of…

Page 9

Preview of page 9

Page 10

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Types of elections
In the UK there are many types of elections:
General Election: This must be held at least every 5 years, although it may be called
earlier if the government wishes it to be so. In this election, each of the UKs 650
constituencies vote on which representative…

Comments

Somu

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Thank you so much for this its a life saver

Ser

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That is amazing, than you very much! We didn't study PP either, but I was still surprised when didn't see them) I thought I eliminated any possible thoughts about it)) 

P.S. You forgot to write about elitism and pluralism tho

Ser

Report

Haha, everybody in a rush before the exam)

Ella Downey

Report

Do you have any notes on Judges and Civil Liberties?