| Chapter 16: Political Parties
"The Rise of Party Politics"
In this chapter you have learned about the role of political
parties in United States politics, the organization and function
of political parties, and the four methods of nominating candidates
to political office. In this activity, you will take a closer
look at the rise of the party system and how it has impacted
United States politics.
Destination Title: Elections
. . . the American Way
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Start at the Library of Congress's Web page on elections in
the United States.
- Click on Party System.
- Scroll down the page, reading
the material as you go. When you reach the bottom of a screen,
click on the Next Page icon. There are three pages
in this presentation.
- Explore all three pages, taking
notes as you go.
After you have read through the
information, answer the following questions.