Does the bicameral system need to change?

In this lesson, we will explore what is meant by 'bicameral' and look at the historical developments which have brought us to this type of system. We will also consider the positives and negatives of this system.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.True or false, the UK has an uncodified constitution?

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Q2.True or false, the Libertarian Party would like to have a modern UK Bill of Rights?

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Q3.True or false, the UK is the only country with an uncodified constitution ?

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Q4.True or false, the Magna Carta influenced the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)?

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Q5.True or false, a constitution is a group of rules about how a country is ruled?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.True or false, the UK has an uncodified constitution?

1/5

Q2.True or false, the Libertarian Party would like to have a modern UK Bill of Rights?

2/5

Q3.True or false, the UK is the only country with an uncodified constitution ?

3/5

Q4.True or false, the Magna Carta influenced the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)?

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Q5.True or false, a constitution is a group of rules about how a country is ruled?

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Does the bicameral system need to change?

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Q1.True or false, 'unicameral' means one single chamber?

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Q2.True or false, the House of Peers is one of the UK chambers?

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Q3.True or false, England's parliament was initially unicameral?

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Q4.True or false, the English Bill of Rights gave parliament authority over the monarch?

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Q5.True or false, high level members of the Church of England are present in the House of Lords?

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Does the bicameral system need to change?

Check your learning by doing this quick quiz!

Q1.True or false, 'unicameral' means one single chamber?

1/5

Q2.True or false, the House of Peers is one of the UK chambers?

2/5

Q3.True or false, England's parliament was initially unicameral?

3/5

Q4.True or false, the English Bill of Rights gave parliament authority over the monarch?

4/5

Q5.True or false, high level members of the Church of England are present in the House of Lords?

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Lesson summary: Does the bicameral system need to change?

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