Putting up of low-cost building/states-Public education on the dangers of slums-Enforcement of bye-laws on town planningQuestion 3(a)Match the political events listed below with their corresponding activities in thetable that follows-The Poll Tax Ordinance of 1852.-The Bond of 1844.-The “Sagrenti” war of 1874.-The 1948 riots.-The YaaAsantewa war of 1901.
5This question was very popular. In Section (a) most candidates were able to match the politicalevents listed with their corresponding activities. Very few candidates, however, had no ideaabout the events and their activities thus scored very low marks.In Section (b) candidates were able to outline the main attitude and values needed to preventconflict in thecommunity but could not explain much.Question 4(a)List any four ethnic groups in Ghana.(b)Explain any four ways of sustaining unity among the different ethnic groups inGhana.This is another popular question. It was answered by most candidates. Section (a) wassatisfactorily answered with high marks. Section (b) was poorly answered. Most candidateslisted the points but could not explain much. Candidates thus scored low marks. Candidatescould have considered the followingpoints:--Respect for other cultures/tolerance-Encouragement of inter-ethnic marriages-Public education-Need to be patriotic and development conscious-Need to value peace and stability-Fair representation in government-Promotion of religious activities-Promotion of formal education/boarding systemPolitical ActivityEventIAn agreement signed between the British governmentand some chiefs of the Gold Coast.IIThe war fought by the British soldiers under theirleader Sir Garnet Wolsley and the people of Ashanti.IIIThe disturbances that occurred in the Gold Coast afterthe shooting of the ex-service men by the BritishsoldiersIVThe introduction of a law to collect taxes from thepeople of the Gold Coast.
6-Promotion of inter-cultural activities-Political parties need to foster unity-Avoid discrimination/nepotismQuestion 5Explain five measures that can be adopted to improve the quality of life in the rural areas.
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