SS.C.2.8: Identify America’s current political parties, and illustrate their ideas about government.
Use the videos to answer the following questions:
What is a political party?
What is the main purpose of a political party?
What is a party platform?
What is a Plank?
We need to learn a bit about the Republican and Democratic parties. Please use the resources in this block to learn the differences between Democrats and Republicans.
Now we need to learn about third parties and why they are important. In your journal answer the following questions:
What is a third party?
Why are third parties important even though they never win major elections?