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The Role and Purpose of Political PartiesPolitical PartiesA political party is a group of people who seek to control _______________________ by winningelections and holding officeAmerica’s two major parties are the __________________ and __________________Parties can be principle-oriented, issue-oriented, or election-orientedAmerica’s parties are ______________________________________What do Parties do?1)2)3)4)5)The majorfunction of aparty is to____________Define and takestances onimportant issuesParties out ofpower ________the actions of theparty in power____________select, andpresentcandidates forpublic office_____________for candidates_____________other candidatesfor theirpositions______________ that acandidate isworthy of theoffice____________,of goodcharacter,capable of thejob, etc.Executive &legislative branchesmust work together_______________actions aresupported by bothparties_____________ isfirm allegiance toparty and can causegridlockAttempt to swaypublic opinion intheir own favorThe role of____________________________is importantAmerica’s 2 Party System___________________________: America began with two-parties: the Federalists & Anti-Federalists___________________________:

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