Citizenship Unit 1: Active Citizenship

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What is a pressure group?
An action or event organised by an individual or a group of people to achieve an aim.
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Examples of pressure groups...
Amnesty International, WWF, Age Concern, RSPCA
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Two types of campaigning are...
Direct, Indirect
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Direct campaigning...
involves making a physical or visual protest.
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Examples of direct campaigning...
Rally, Strike
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Indirect campaigning...
is more paper based.
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Examples of indirect campaigning...
Leafleting, petitions, E-campaigns
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What makes a successful campaign?
Media, Membership, Finance, Status, Methods Used.
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Who were the Suffragettes?
A pressure group of students who campaigned to get women the right to vote.
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What is an insider group?
A group that is consulted by the government e.g. British Medical Association
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What is civil disobedience?
Going against something Government says.
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What is suffrage?
The right to vote.
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Amnesty International, WWF, Age Concern, RSPCA

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Direct campaigning...

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