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The SS1 Government 2nd Term Lesson Notes is a compilation of notes on the following topics:

Lesson 1: Organs of Government – Page 2 – Click Here!
Unit 1: The Legislature
Unit 2: Structure of the Legislature
Unit 3: Functions of the Legislature
Unit 4: Limitations of the Legislature
Unit 5: The Process of Passing a Bill into Law

Lesson 2: The Executive – Page 3 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Types of the Executive
Unit 2: Functions of the Executive
Unit 3: Control of the Executive
Unit 4: Limitations of the Executive Arm of Government

Lesson 3: The Judiciary – Page 4 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Functions of the Judiciary
Unit 2: Problems of the Judiciary
Unit 3: Limitations of the Judiciary

Lesson 4: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Power) – Page 5 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Power
Unit 2: Sources of Power

Lesson 5: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Authority) – Page 6 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Authority
Unit 2: Types of Authorities
Unit 3: Sources of Authority

Lesson 6: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Legitimacy) – Page 7 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Legitimacy
Unit 2: Conditions for Legitimacy

Lesson 7: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Sovereignty) – Page 8 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Sovereignty
Unit 2: Types of Sovereignty
Unit 3: Features of Sovereignty
Unit 4: Limitation of Sovereignty

Lesson 8: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Democracy) – Page 9 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Democracy
Unit 2: Features of a Democratic Government

Lesson 9: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Political Culture) – Page 10 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Political Culture
Unit 2: Components of Political Culture

Lesson 10: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Political Socialisation) – Page 11 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Political Socialisation
Unit 2: Agents of Political Socialisation

Lesson 11: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Communalism) – Page 12 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Communalism
Unit 2: Features of Communalism

Lesson 12: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Socialism) – Page 13 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Socialism
Unit 2: Features of Socialism
Unit 3: Advantages of Socialism
Unit 4: Disadvantages of Socialism

Lesson 13: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Capitalism) – Page 14 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Capitalism
Unit 2: Characteristics of Capitalism
Unit 3: Advantages of Capitalism
Unit 4: Disadvantages of Capitalism

Lesson 14: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Communism) – Page 15 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Communism
Unit 2: Features of Communism

Lesson 15: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Feudalism) – Page 16 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Feudalism
Unit 2: Features of Feudalism
Unit 3: Advantages of Feudalism
Unit 4: Disadvantages of Feudalism

Lesson 16: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Totalitarianism and Fascism) – Click Here!
Unit 1: Totalitarianism
Unit 2: Fascism
Unit 3: Characteristics of Fascism

Lesson 17: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (State and Nation) – Page 18 – Click Here!
Unit 1: State and Nation
Unit 2: Differences between the State and Nation
Unit 3: Features of a State
Unit 4: Oligarchy
Unit 5: Aristocracy
Unit 6: Theocracy
Unit 7: Anarchy
Unit 8: Autocracy
Unit 9: Technocracy

Lesson 18: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (The Rule of Law) – Page 19 – Click Here!
Unit 1: The Rule of Law
Unit 2: Basic Provision of The Rule of Law
Unit 3: Features of the Rule of Law
Unit 4: Limitation to the Rule of Law

Lesson 19: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Fundamental Human Rights) – Click Here!
Unit 1: Fundamental Human Rights
Unit 2: Fundamental Human Rights of Citizens
Unit 3: Protection of Fundamental Human Rights
Unit 4: Limitations to Fundamental Human Rights

Lesson 20: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Constitutionalism) – Page 21 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Constitutionalism
Unit 2: Principles of Constitutionalism
Unit 3: Limitations to Constitutionalism

Lesson 21: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Political Participation) – Page 22 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Political Participation
Unit 2: Nature of Political Participation
Unit 3: Limitations of Political Participation

Lesson 22: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Representative Government) – Click Here!
Unit 1: Representative Government
Unit 2: Features of Representative Government
Unit 3: Advantages of Representative Government
Unit 4: Disadvantages of Representative Government

Lesson 23: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Centralisation and Decentralisation) – Click Here!
Unit 1: Centralisation and Decentralisation
Unit 2: Decentralisation
Unit 3: Types of Decentralisation
Unit 4: Advantages of Decentralisation
Unit 5: Disadvantages of Decentralisation

Lesson 24: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Separation of Powers) – Page 25 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Separation of Powers
Unit 2: The Principles of Checks and Balances
Unit 3: Merits of Separation of Powers
Unit 4: Demerits of Separation of Powers

Lesson 25: Basic Concepts and Principles of Government (Delegated Legislation) – Page 26 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Delegated Legislation
Unit 2: Types of Delegated Legislations
Unit 3: Necessities for Delegated Legislation
Unit 4: Merits of Delegated Legislation
Unit 5: Demerits of Delegated Legislation

Lesson 26: Political Parties – Page 27 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Types of Political Parties
Unit 2: Organisation of Political Parties
Unit 3: Features of Political Parties
Unit 4: Advantages of Political Parties
Unit 5: Disadvantages of Political Parties
Unit 6: Functions of Political Parties

Lesson 27: Party Systems – Page 28 – Click Here!
Unit 1: One — Party System
Unit 2: Features of One-Party System
Unit 3: Merits of One-Party System
Unit 4: Demerits of One-Party System
Unit 5: Two-Party System
Unit 6: Features of Two-Party System
Unit 7: Merits of Two-Party System
Unit 8: Demerits of Two-Party System
Unit 9: Multi-Party System
Unit 10: Features of Multi-party System
Unit 11: Merits of Multi-party System
Unit 12: Demerits of Multi-party System

Lesson 28: Pressure Groups – Page 29 – Click Here!
Unit 1: Popular Classification of Pressure Groups
Unit 2: Characteristics of Pressure Groups
Unit 3: Strategies Employed by Pressure Groups
Unit 4: Functions of Pressure Groups
Unit 5: Problems of Pressure Groups
Unit 6: Dangers of Pressure Groups
Unit 7: Differences between Pressure Groups and Political Parties

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