i. The government works at different levels: at the local level, at the level of the state and at the national level.
ii. American women got the right to vote in 1920.
iii. In India, before Independence, only a small minority was allowed to vote.
iv. The suffragettes demanded the right to vote for all women.
i. In Monarchy, kings and queens do not have to explain their actions or defend the decisions they take. True
ii. Women in the UK got to vote on the same terms as men some years later, in 1938. False
iii. Courts are also part of the government. True
iv. In their earliest forms governments allowed only women who owned property and were educated, to vote. False
Ans. The government works at three different levels.
Ans. Gandhiji demanded that all adults should have the right to vote.
Ans. If there is a dispute or if someone has committed a crime we find people in a court.
Ans. Universal adult franchise means that all adults in the country are allowed to vote.
Ans. Some examples of institutions that are part of the government: The Supreme Court, The Indian Railways and Bharat Petroleum.
Ans. The government works at different levels: at the local level, at the level of the state and at the national level.
Ans. In India, before Independence, only a small minority was allowed to vote. This was the unfair practice according to Gandhiji.
Ans. According to Gandhiji’s Young India, all adults should be given the right to vote.
Ans. We would prefer to have a democratic government because it is a government by the people, for the people and of the people.
Ans. Government needs to control resources and protect the territory of a country so that people can feel secure.
Ans. If a person feels that a particular law is not being followed, for example, that they were not hired for a job because of their religion or caste, he or she may approach the court and claim that the law is not being followed.
Ans. In representative democracy people do not participate directly but, instead, choose their representatives through an election process. These representatives meet and make decisions for the entire population.
Ans. The government needs to make rules for everyone in the form of laws to maintain peace and order in the society. With help of laws government establishes equality and justice in the society.
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