|Chapter 5 Section 2 The Birth of Political Parties
--When Constitution needed to be ratified
|Chapter 5 Section 3
The Four major eras of political parties
--talk about the special situations which have arisen over the years w/ political
---Teddy Roosevelt wanted nomination; party said no; split off and formed Bull Moose party--what were the results?
---Al Gore/George Bush presidential race; recount in FL; didn't know results
|Chapter 5 Section 4
Minor parties in the U.S.
--Four distinct types
-----ideological, single issue, economic protest; Splinter parties
Major parties in life-- long or short lived
What happens to the issues they represent?
|Climbing Wall--Homecoming activity
Chapter 5 Section 5
---decentralization; role of president; role of federalism; role of nominating process;
National Party--what does it do?
Local and state organizations--what is their role?
Future of Major parties
Work with study buddy for test
|Test on Chapter 5
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