The Minor Parties. 12th Grade U.S. Government Created by: Jessica Peabody. Begin. Learning Objectives and Standards. By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to identify the types of minor parties and give examples with 90% accuracy.
12th Grade U.S. Government
Created by: Jessica Peabody
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Why Minor Parties Matter
We’ve learned so much today about minor parties. Let’s see how you do in a little quiz on what you have read…
A party is a party based on a system of beliefs.
The Green back Party is an example of a (an) party.
These parties are based around one strong personality.
These parties are short lived because their issues are absorbed by major parties.
A party tends to stay around for a long time.
Most of these parties come from the American South and West.
The Free Soil Party is a party.
The “dixiecrats” were members of a party.
Magruder's American Government. -Chapter 4: Minor Parties
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Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia: The American Presidency- ap.grolier.com
Arcadio Esquivel, La Prensa, Panama, www.caglecartoons.com
University of Illinois Department of History: Comparative Working-Class History www.history.uiuc.edu/grad/prospective/fields/labor/
Boston University Department of Economics: Stories About Gold and Silver- Luke Beata: Free Silver http://www.bu.edu/econ/faculty/kyn/newweb/Ec341_money/Assignments/stories_gold_silver_lg.htm
Minor parties have played a huge role historically in American politics and still have a role today. Can you think of any minor parties that are impacting the upcoming elections?