Democracy

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What is legitimacy?
The idea that a government or any other political institution has a democratic right to hold power.
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What is direct democracy?
The people themselves making the decision. Usually only in small face to face communities.
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What is a referendum?
The most common form of direct democracy, when an important decision is put to the people. It has a single question with a 'yes' or 'no' answer.
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Name types of direct democracy.
Referendums. Initiatives - (usually in the US) Public consultations. Petitions
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Why are referendums held?
Sometimes government itself is divided upon an issue. May be important to secure the consent of a community - tax. A fer
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Name types of direct democracy.

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