Back to: Civic Education Primary 3
Welcome to class. In the last class, we started the topic democracy and we will conclude it today.
Importance/Advantages/Benefits of Democracy
- Representative democracy gives all citizens equal opportunity to vote or be voted for.
- Democracy allows the citizens’ representatives to be accountable to their electorates.
- Democracy allows the electorate to elect responsible candidates among numerous candidates.
- Democracy gives legitimacy to the government. This means that the power to rule is derived from the people and so the people accept and recognise the representatives.
- Democracy gives the people a sense of belonging. The citizens call the government “our government”.
- Democracy promotes peace and stability in a country.
- Democracy enhances the fundamental human rights. All the citizens enjoy their civic, political, social and economic rights in a country.
- Periodic Election
- Popular participation
- Changes of government
- Good governance
- Bringing government nearer to the people.
- Equal opportunities
- Responsible representatives
- Sense of belonging
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