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EXAM 1 INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL ●What is a political Party? Kenneth Jeda's Def.: ●What are the three kinds of parties? ●What is an interest group? ●What is a pressure group? ●What is a PAC? ●What is a super PAC? ●How are parties diff from other political groups? ●Where do parties come from? When? And why? oWhere were they first formed? ▪United States ▪Ironic because: the US used to be very anti-party aka madison and washington ▪Madison's opinion in fed 10: mischief of factions. Madison was concerned with classes being divided up with the creation of parties; rich vs. poor ▪What did Jefferson say? (Didn’t finish this part) ▪George Washington was concerned with the creation of parties based on geographical regions. Ex East v West oWhen? ▪Federalist Party: Early 1790's elitist party