Democracy I

Civic Education JSS2 Third Term

Sub-theme: Democracy

Week 1

Democracy I

Performance objectives

The student should be able to:

1. Define democracy    

2. Enumerate the features of democracy

3. Explain the benefits of democracy


Meaning of democracy

It can be defined as the system of government whereby people in the position of power and authority are elected by the general public.

According to Abraham Lincoln, he defined democracy as the government of the people, for the people and by the people.

Features of democracy

1. Reflection of the general will of the people: Major policies are decided not according to an individual or group interest but according to the will of the general public as a whole.

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