Alexander_Biglin_-_North_American_Government_Political_Parties_Student_Note_Sheet

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American GovernmentChapter 5-Political PartiesSSCG8: The student will demonstrate knowledge of local, state, and national elections.a.describe the organization, role, and constituencies of political partiesWhat Is a Party?A political party________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________The two major partiesin American politics are the __________________ and_______________________ parties.
Third parties are ________________________-oriented, _________________-orientedMajor parties are _________________________-oriented.What do political parties do?Principle means by which the ____________________________ is made known togovernment and by which ____________________________________________________________________________- modify and encourage compromise among differentinterests, extremists, etc.Help to unify the people.5 Major Functions of Political Parties1. _____________________________________—Recruit, choose, and present candidates forpublic office.2. _____________________________________—Campaign, raise money, define issues,educatevoters, and criticize other candidates.3_______________________________________—Guarantee that their candidate is worthy ofthe office, represents party well4. ______________________________________—Members of government act according totheir _____________________________, or firm allegiance to a party.

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Coalition government, Major party

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