How can we influence those in power using democratic processes?

In this lesson we will consider how we can use the democratic process to influence those in power - at both local and national level.

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Q1.What does the word 'Franchise' mean?

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Q2.True or false: The last time the voting age was reformed was in 1928

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Q3.At what age can you vote in elections in the UK?

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Q4.At what age can you register to vote in England and Northern Ireland ?

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Q5.Which of these arguments is against reforming the voting age

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Quiz:

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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What does the word 'Franchise' mean?

1/5

Q2.True or false: The last time the voting age was reformed was in 1928

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Q3.At what age can you vote in elections in the UK?

3/5

Q4.At what age can you register to vote in England and Northern Ireland ?

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Q5.Which of these arguments is against reforming the voting age

5/5

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Quiz:

- How can we influence those in power using democratic processes?

Citizenship

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Q1.True or false, the Pope is head of the Catholic church?

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Q2.True or false, in a democracy, citizens have the political power to choose who governs them by voting in elections?

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Q3.True or false, citizens give those in government permission to make decisions on their behalf. This permission is called a 'ballot'?

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Q4.True or false, the four national institutions of power in the UK are; the UK Parliament, the National Assembly of Wales , the Scottish Parliament and the Northern Ireland Council?

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Q5.Which one of the following is not a way to protest?

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Quiz:

- How can we influence those in power using democratic processes?

Citizenship

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.True or false, the Pope is head of the Catholic church?

1/5

Q2.True or false, in a democracy, citizens have the political power to choose who governs them by voting in elections?

2/5

Q3.True or false, citizens give those in government permission to make decisions on their behalf. This permission is called a 'ballot'?

3/5

Q4.True or false, the four national institutions of power in the UK are; the UK Parliament, the National Assembly of Wales , the Scottish Parliament and the Northern Ireland Council?

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Q5.Which one of the following is not a way to protest?

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Lesson summary: How can we influence those in power using democratic processes?

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