Rule of Majority

Civic Education SS1 Second Term

Week 3

Rule of Majority

Performance objectives

The student should be able to:

1. Meaning/Definition of the rule of the majority.

2. Steps to safeguard the minority.


Definition of the rule of the majority

The Rule of majority is a principle that means in a group, the majority has the power to make decisions that are binding on other groups and individuals.

Democracy as a system of government thrives on the rule of the majority. The majority, here, means the dominant group which is determined by the party or individual who emerges victorious in an election by securing the highest number of the total votes cast.

Meaning of minority group

The term minority group entails a relatively small group within a.... View More

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