Citzenship keyterms

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An organised group of people with at least roughly similar political aims and opinions, that seeks to influence public policy by getting its candidates elected to public office.
Political groups
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Relating or restricted to a particular area or one's neighbourhood.
Local
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Relating to or characteristic of a nation; common to a whole nation.
National
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Make or become different.
Change
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Actions or events organised be an individual or a group of people to achieve an aim
Community
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Reffering to the mass media - television or radio broadcasts or printed meadia as in newspapers and magazines or mass communication via the internet.
Media
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Actions or events organised by an individual or group to achieve an aim
Campaigning
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The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or the effect itself.
Influence
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Specially created information that aims to make people think a certain way.
Propaganda
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Taking part - the act of sharing something in common with others
Participation
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The right to vote
Suffrage
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A target group is the organisation that the action is aimed at
Target group
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A group of people who take action to try to influence the government about a specific issue
Pressure group
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Knowledge of politics and how democracy works
Political literacy
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This is a pressure group that the government recognises and consults when forming policies associated with their cause or interest
Insider group
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Pickets transported from one region to another
Flying Pickets
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People who stand outside a place of work trying to persuade workers not to enter
Pickets
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When you bring an issue to the attention of the target group and the general publice
Direct action
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A formal written request, typically one signed by many people, appealing to authority in respect of a particular cause.
Petition
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A method of campaigning by writing a letter, making and distributing leaflets, petitioning, lobbying and E-campaigning
Indirect action
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The action or process of making important decisions.
Decision making
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Relating or restricted to a particular area or one's neighbourhood.

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Local

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Relating to or characteristic of a nation; common to a whole nation.

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Card 4

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Make or become different.

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Card 5

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Actions or events organised be an individual or a group of people to achieve an aim

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