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    • Political Parties1. Trace the steps of the rise of the two party system in the US.The United States has a two party system. These two parties are the Democrats and Republicans.The first division was in the early republic. The disputes over the constitution caused the firstdivision between federalists and antifederalists. Next came the two parties became the democratsand the whigs. Lastly we became the two party system we are today between Democrats andRepublicans.2. What are the role of the third parties in the US two party system. (give examples of thirdparties in the US)- Libertarian- Green Party- Constitution Party3. What are the other types of party systems throughout the world and give examples of thecountries that have a particular party system.- Dominant Party: South Africa- Non-Partisan: Kuwait- Single-Party: China- Two-Party: United States- Multi-Party: Brazil4. Describe how the democrats and republicans differ through their platform (planks).Democrats are more liberal and Republicans are more conservative.5. Describe the organization of the political parties at the national,state and local levels.At all levels elections are held. Elections are hold for the towns, then ones for the whole state,and on up to the national level.6. What are political machines and describe the role of Tammany Hall and how it lead to a checkon political parties.Political machines are people who control a party. Tammany Hall was run by Boss Tweed thathad a series of scandals and ran the city until he was finally thrown out.7. Describe the nominating process of candidates from the primaries to the nominationconvention.Tara Pawlyk Thursday, May 16, 2013 11:34:06 AM ET 04:0c:ce:d3:10:88
    • - Caucus: meeting of party leaders to name candidates- Convention: meeting of delegates to name candidates- Primary Elections: special election held by party members to determine candidates8. What are the roles/responsibility of a political party in helping the people of the US.- Represent the people- Make changes as needed- Try and act in the best intent of the countryTara Pawlyk Thursday, May 16, 2013 11:34:06 AM ET 04:0c:ce:d3:10:88