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Available Thursday 7/7 thru midnight 7/10 Chapter 8- Contrast the two major parties in the United States today. How are they different today? Also, explore the role played by third parties in the United States in general and use at least one example of the role third parties have played in one of the last several general elections. To earn full credit, you must evenly distribute your postings during the discussion period. The United States has a two-party political system that has been around since the 1800s. These political parties have molded and changed over the years to the present day Democratic and Republican Party. A political party is a group of activists who come together to win elections, run the government, and establish public policy. Republicans are mostly associated with businesspersons and people of higher incomes. White churchgoers are also usually Republican. Rural people and people in the south typically vote Republican. Republicans thought that the government should support
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This note was uploaded on 07/27/2011 for the course POLS 1101 taught by Professor Lenny during the Summer '08 term at Georgia Perimeter.

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