Politics Key Terms Unit 1 Topic 1

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Democracy
'People power', or government by the people for the people.
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Political Participation
Getting invovled in politics, either directly through voting and joining a political party or indircetly through a pressure group such as Greenpeace.
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Referendum
The process whereby citiizens are asked to decide on an issue, usually by giving a simple Yes/No answer.
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Abstention
Delieberately not participating or voting when there is opportunity to do so.
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Apathy
A reluctance tog et invovled in the political processes or take an interest in politics.
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Card 2

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Getting invovled in politics, either directly through voting and joining a political party or indircetly through a pressure group such as Greenpeace.

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Political Participation

Card 3

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The process whereby citiizens are asked to decide on an issue, usually by giving a simple Yes/No answer.

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Card 4

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Delieberately not participating or voting when there is opportunity to do so.

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Card 5

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A reluctance tog et invovled in the political processes or take an interest in politics.

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