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The Role and Purpose of Political PartiesPolitical Parties A political party is a group of people who seek to control _______________________ by winning elections and holding officeAmerica’s two major parties are the __________________ and __________________Parties can be principle-oriented, issue-oriented, or election-oriented America’s parties are ______________________________________What do Parties do?1)2)3)4)5)The majorfunction of a party is to ________________________select, and present candidates for public officeDefine and take stances on important issues_____________ for candidates_____________ other candidates for their positions______________ that a candidate is worthy of the office____________, of good character, capable of the job, etc.Executive & legislative branchesmust work together_______________ actions are supported by both parties_____________ is firm allegiance to party and can cause gridlockParties out of power ________ the actions of theparty in powerAttempt to sway public 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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Left wing politics, ideological party, Purpose of Political Parties

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