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The Constitution of the Crown (aka) Britain’s “Unwritten” Constitution. Rational Legal Authority System of well-established laws and procedures. Important Documents Magna Carta (1215) The British Bill of Rights (1688) Acts of Parliament Common Law Legal system based on precedent.

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The constitution of the crown aka britain s unwritten constitution

The Constitution of the Crown (aka)Britain’s “Unwritten” Constitution

  • Rational Legal Authority

    • System of well-established laws and procedures.

  • Important Documents

    • Magna Carta (1215)

    • The British Bill of Rights (1688)

    • Acts of Parliament

  • Common Law

    • Legal system based on precedent


British political culture

British Political Culture

  • Political Culture

    • Basic values and norms that people have toward political activity.


Characteristics of british political culture

Characteristics of British Political Culture

  • Socially (morally) liberal

  • Gradualism (evolution not revolution)

  • Pragmatism

  • Tolerance of Opposition

  • Patriotism

  • Nationalism

  • Noblesse Oblige

  • Monarchy


Political legitimacy

Political Legitimacy

  • Citizens’ Belief that their government has the right to rule.

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Characteristics causing a high level of legitimacy

Characteristics Causing a High Level of Legitimacy

  • Political Efficacy:

    • Individuals believe they can influence the political process.

  • Respect for Precedent

  • Adherence to Criteria for Democracy

    • Competitive elections

    • Rule of law

    • Civil liberties


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