How does government work in a non-democratic nation? (case study North Korea)

In this lesson we explore key features of democratic and non-democratic governments. North Korea is used as a case study to investigate what life is like in a non-democratic nation. Comparisons are made between democratic and non-democratic governments focusing on the issue of human rights.

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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.Finish the statement: the UK has a

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Q2.To win a general election, you need to get how many seats to gain a majority?

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Q3.Which one is NOT a devolved government?

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Q4.Elections are fair and free and basic rights are honoured, but may have issues (e.g. media freedom is sometimes restricted and censored). What is this an example of?

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Q5.Which Parliament can decide on 'reserved matters'?

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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.Finish the statement: the UK has a

1/5

Q2.To win a general election, you need to get how many seats to gain a majority?

2/5

Q3.Which one is NOT a devolved government?

3/5

Q4.Elections are fair and free and basic rights are honoured, but may have issues (e.g. media freedom is sometimes restricted and censored). What is this an example of?

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Q5.Which Parliament can decide on 'reserved matters'?

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How does government work in a non-democratic nation? Case study: North Korea

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Q1.Who is the current leader of North Korea?

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Q2.What type of government does North Korea have?

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Q3.As a result of only being able to vote for one party, which human right is violated in North Korea?

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Q4.True or false? Government controlling the media is part of a democratic system of rule

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Q5.True or false? You would be able to purchase a McDonalds meal in North Korea

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How does government work in a non-democratic nation? Case study: North Korea

Assess what you learnt in your lesson today by completing the quiz below. Don't forget to click 'get your score' at the end. Good luck!

Q1.Who is the current leader of North Korea?

1/5

Q2.What type of government does North Korea have?

2/5

Q3.As a result of only being able to vote for one party, which human right is violated in North Korea?

3/5

Q4.True or false? Government controlling the media is part of a democratic system of rule

4/5

Q5.True or false? You would be able to purchase a McDonalds meal in North Korea

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Lesson summary: How does government work in a non-democratic nation? (case study North Korea)

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