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Chapter 8 - Political Parties, Candidates and Campaigns

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1Chapter 8 Political Parties, Candidates and Campaigns. I. Political Parties. a. Definitions. i. Political party. 1. Parties act as a cue and limit the choices. ii. Party centered. iii. Candidate centered. iv. Coalitions and Cleavages. v. Two party systems and Multiparty systems. 1. Single Member Districts and Proportional Representation II. Political Party History a. George Washington.- baneful effects. b. Federalists i. Hamilton ii. Adams c. Democrat/Republican Party i. Jefferson. ii. Southern Farmers d. The Election of 1800 e. The Election of 1828. i. Election of 1824 ii. Election of 1828 iii. Southern and Western iv. Slavery f. !860 g. 1896- McKinley and William Jennings Bryan i. Advent of the Modern Campaign Techniques- Mark Hanna
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Unformatted text preview: ii. Industrial East vs. Agricultural West h. !932 FDR Coalition III. Political Party Realignment a. Realignment b. Dealignment, Independents and Split Tickets. IV. What Political Parties do?. a. Political Party Organization. i. Nomination of Candidates. 1. Open and Closed Primaries. 2. Organized from the ground up. ii. Cue to Voters and Campaigning. 1. Raise Money. 2. Hired Guns 3. Stay on Message b. Politics in the Electorate. i. Coalitions ii. Seeking the Center iii. Swerve to Right and Move to the Center. c. Party in Office. i. Organizing the three branches. IV. Specific Campaigns....
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