TERM: 2nd TERM
SUBJECT: CIVIC EDUCATION
CLASS: JSS 2
Democracy is the type of government where people exercise their political power to elect people into political offices through the means of an election. It is considered to be the best form of government because there are “Checks and Balances”. It is often defined as the government of the people, by the people and for the people. This was stated by the 16th president of America (Abraham Lincoln).
What is democracy?
ORIGIN OF DEMOCRACY
The word DEMO (people) and KRATIA (government) form DEMOCRACY. It originated from ancient Greece where the adult males form the legislature. There was no separation of power. This means that the legislature, the executive and the judiciary were fused together.
FEATURES OF DEMOCRACY
State three features of democracy.
BENEFITS OF DEMOCRACY
CONDITIONS NECESSARY FOR A SUCCESSFUL OPERATION OF DEMOCRACY
GENERAL EVALUATION/REVISION QUESTIONS
Fundamentals of Civic Education for Basic 8 by Sola Akinyemipgs 97-101
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