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Define democracy and elaborate any two common  features of it.


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Answer to be written in exam:

Democracy is a form of government in which rulers are elected by the people.


  • In a democracy, the final decision-making power must rest with those elected by the people.
  • Democracy must be based on a free and fair election where those currently in power have a fair chance of losing.
  •  In a democracy, each adult citizen must have one vote and each vote must have one value.
  • A democratic government rules within limits set by constitutional law and citizens’ rights.

(any 2 features)

*1 mark for democracy definition + 2 marks of 2 features



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