Constitutional democracy III

Civic Education S.S.S 3 First Term


Constitutional democracy III

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

List and explain the advantages of democracy


Advantages of constitutional democracy.

Advantages of Constitutional Democracy

1. Legitimacy

Constitutional democracy is considered legitimate because it has the full support of the people.

2 Choice of political leadership

The opportunity to select leaders is given to the people.

3. Encouragement of constitutionalism

It encourages the government to rule according to laws provided by the constitution.

4. The rule of law

It promotes equality of persons, protection of human rights, etc

5. Political stability

It involves periodic elections through which one government replaces another peacefully.

6 Citizenship is not dependent on adherence.

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