Democracy

Civic Education

CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACY

Constitutional democracy is a government of the people, by the people and for the people which is based on the supremacy of the constitution. It can also be explained as a democratic system in which the will of the people prevail, there fundamental human rights recognized and protected and the principle of rule of law […]

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Government (Secondary School)

BASIC CONCEPTS IN GOVERNMENT

LEGITIMACY The word legitimacy is derived from the Latin word ‘legitimus’, which means lawful or according to law. In government, it means the acceptance of the political system by the people in compliance with the laid down rules and regulations.   A government is considered to be legitimate if it has come into office through

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Civic Education

REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY

REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY Representative Democracy is a system of government in which people elect those that will rule over them in government. It is also a government in the majority of the people. Examples of countries that practice this system include: Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, South Africa, U.S.A, Britain, France, Germany, Brazil, etc.   Features of Democracy

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Civic Education

DEMOCRACY

DEMOCRACY Democracy is a system of government whereby the majority of people elect people (leaders) who rule over them. It is a government where adults/people take part in the governance of the state. It involves every citizen in a country to participate in the decision making of their country/state and society. Abraham Lincoln defines democracy

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Civic Education

CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACY

CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACY   Constitutional democracy is a government of the people, by the people and for the people which is based on the supremacy of the constitution. It can also be explained as a democratic system in which the will of the people prevail, there fundamental human rights recognized and protected and the principle of rule

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