Capitalist Democracy I

Civic Education SSS 2 First Term


Capitalist Democracy I

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

1. Define capitalist democracy and its characteristics

2. Describe how political parties compete for power through election


1. Meaning of capitalist democracy and characteristics

2. Competition for power among political parties e.g

- campaign

- manifesto


Meaning of Capitalist Democracy

Democracy is a system of government which is attained from public opinion and is accountable to it. Abraham Lincoln in his own term defined democracy as "the government of the people, by the people and for the people". The term democracy is government which exist and adhere to the dictates of the governed.

Democracy traced its origin to the city-states of.... View More

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