Citizenship paper one revision 3

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Explain the difference between power in democratic and non-democratic forms of government.
Democracy - power is in the hands of all citizens who can vote. Authority is held by the elected politicians. Dictatorship - power + authority in one person's hands.
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Why do non-democratic governments infringe on human rights?
No right to vote. These governments often use police and army to stop protests.
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What is "Prime Minister's Questions"?
The weekly appointment the Prime Minister must attend where other MPs get to ask him questions.
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How can citizens vote?
They must be on the Register of Electors, and will be asked to visit a polling station via post.
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Define a political party.
A group of people with similar ideas and viewpoints who organise themselves to run in elections. If they gain power they can make changes to the country so it fits their views.
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Why do non-democratic governments infringe on human rights?

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No right to vote. These governments often use police and army to stop protests.

Card 3

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What is "Prime Minister's Questions"?

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Card 4

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How can citizens vote?

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Card 5

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Define a political party.

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