Meaning and types of marriage

Social Studies J.S.S 2 First Term

Sub-theme: Fundamental of Social Studies family as the Basic Unit of Society

Week 5

Meaning and types of marriage

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

  1. Meaning of marriage
  2. Types of marriage


Meaning of marriage

Marriage is the coming together of a man and a woman as husband and wife.

It is a legal commitment that a man and a woman make to share their lives and family responsibilities together, which includes the arrangement and ceremonies that society approves for a man and woman to come together to start a family.

Types of marriage

1. Christian marriage: This type of marriage is performed by a pastor in.... View More

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