Civic Education SS1 Second Term
The student should be able to:
1. Meaning/Definition of Democracy
2. Explain representative democracy
3. Characteristics of democracy
Definition of Democracy
Democracy is defined as a system of government in which people exercise their political power through a periodic election.
It is a government of the people, by the people and for the people, according to Abraham Lincoln. There are two types of democracy namely; Direct and Indirect democracy.
This is the form of government where people run the government or exercise political power through their elected representatives.
It has replaced direct democracy in modern states because it is no.... View More
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