Democracy

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Abraham Lincoln
"Democracy is government of the people, for the people, by the people"
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Legitimacy
The people agree, accept and give consent to the government
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Democractic Legitimacy
Acceptance by the people, by the authority of government, this is because the government is made of the people and decided by the people.
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Direct Democracy
Asking the people to decide e.g Referendums
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Representative Democracy
When representatives are elected to make decisions on behalf of the people e.g MPs in Parliament
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Referendums
A popular vote, people are asked to decide on an issue
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Parliamentary Democracy
UK, Parliament centre of democracy
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Liberal Democracy
Division of power- Parliament/Leader/Courts
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Pluralist Democracy
Lots of different political parties, many aspects of other democracies e.g Greece, France
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Voter Apathy:
People are not interested in politics, so they won't vote
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Voter Hapathy:
People are content with the government of the day, so they feel no need to vote as there is no big issue to vote on.
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Political Participation
People take on active involvement in the democratic decision making in their country and/or community
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The people agree, accept and give consent to the government

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Legitimacy

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Acceptance by the people, by the authority of government, this is because the government is made of the people and decided by the people.

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Card 4

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Asking the people to decide e.g Referendums

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Card 5

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When representatives are elected to make decisions on behalf of the people e.g MPs in Parliament

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