Why did President Allende address himself mainly to workers? Why were the rich unhappy with him?
President Allende was a socialist and had taken many several policy decisions to help workers and poor. Thus, he addressed himself mainly to workers.
The rich were unhappy with him due to reform of the educational system, free milk for children and redistribution of land to the landless. He was opposed to foreign companies taking away natural resources like copper from the country.
Did the army have any legal right to arrest the defence minister of the country? Should the army have the power to arrest any citizen?
No, the army didn't have any legal right to arrest the defence minister of the country It is totally against the law. They also don't have the power to arrest any citizen. The main duty of army is to protect the country from external threats.
Locate and shade Chile on the map. Which state in our country has a shape similar to Chile?
In our country, Kerala has a shape similar to Chile
Why was an independent trade union so important in Poland? Why are trade unions necessary?
Poland at that time had only one workers union controlled by the Polish United Workers’ Party. So there was autocratic rule of this party. People could not form independent unions which voiced their grievances. There was no freedom of speech.
Trade unions are necessary as they help in maintaining or improving the conditions of the
workers. They represent the workers’ views and demands to the management and fight for their rights.
Looking at these maps, which period do you find most important in the expansion of democracy. Why?
The period after 1975 till 2000 AD is the most important period in the expansion of democracy. In this period, most of the countries in Africa became independent and supported democratic governments. The USSR broke up and 15 independent states emerged in which most of them go with democracy. Many colonised countries also gained independence and marches towards democracy.