Political Parties, Campaigns and Elections
A. What are political parties, and how do they function in our two-party system?
B. How does the two-party system affect the American government?
C. What are the qualifications for voting and what factors influence voter behavior?
A. Students will study the function of political parties and discuss the benefits and drawbacks of the two-party system.
B. Students will analyze each party's beliefs and the individuals and groups associated with each party.
C. Students will explore the factors that influence voting behavior
Student Objectives (what you need to know):