Citizenship- all the keywords

Tolerance
An acceptance based upon mutual respect for others and an acceptance of things that one might disagree with.
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Verdict
Decision made by magistrates or jury regarding the guilt or innocence of the accused.
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Suffrage
The right to vote.
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Statute law
The law made by the Government.
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Oligarchy
Rule by a small group of people.
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Entitlement
A right given to an individual by law.
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Knesset
The parliament of Israel.
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Peer
A member of the House Of Lords.
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Public opinion
The belief held by the majority of the adults- the popular view.
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Pluralism
Different beliefs/faiths/cultures existing within a society.
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Politics
The means by which groups make decisions.
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Pickets
People who stand outside a place of work trying to persuade workers not to enter.
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Non- custodial sentance
A sentance that does not involve a prison sentence. For example Probation.
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Labelling
A theory where terms or labels applied to a person or group may influence their behaviour.
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Liberty
A non-governmental organistation protecting civil liberties and promotes human rights.
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Legal
Means founded upon law or accepted rules.
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Host nation
The country the migrants live in.
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Identity
A sense of belonging linked to an individual through gender, sexuality, social and ethnic background, values, employment or peer group association.
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Inclusion
Being included- not left out.
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Globalisation
Economies of countries are becoming more closly linked.
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Freedom
Ability to do something without restraint.
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Community
Local area/people around you.
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Concept
A collection of ideas about a particular thing or attitude.
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Community action
Citizens within a lcal community coming together in regards to an issue.
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Conflict
A dispute: disagreement, or argument about something important.
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Bill
Draft of a law.
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Acquittal
A verdict of not guilty.
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Active citizen
Having the knowledge, skills and understanding to participate in the society.
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British values
A set of standards which reflect the ideals of the british society.
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Common-Law
The law based on decisions made by judges over the years.
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Charities
Local, national or international organisations which are set up to help those in need.
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Card 2

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Verdict

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Decision made by magistrates or jury regarding the guilt or innocence of the accused.

Card 3

Front

Suffrage

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Card 4

Front

Statute law

Back

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Card 5

Front

Oligarchy

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