Theme 2b - The Media, Power and Politics

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Demonstrations attract attention to a popular issue

A demonstration is where a group of people protest about something - 

- Occupy an area with a sit-in or camp

- March in a parade from one area to another

- Rally, meet to hear people speak about the topic

They raise publicity and show the support for the cause

Poll tax demonstration - Margaret Thatcher, House, Marched, 200,000

Iraq war demonstration - Tony Blair, War, Rally, March, 750,000

Petitions show how many people support an…


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