Political Parties & History! Learn Origins & Evolution of Political Parties!

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Political Parties & History! Learn Origins & Evolution of Political Parties!

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In this highly-engaging and election-focused resource, students learn the origins, history, and evolution of political parties in the United States.

Students are engaged with this two-part resource. Part one focuses on the origins of the first debate between political groups (Federalists and Anti-Federalists) and the fight over the United Stats Constitution. Part two focuses on the history of political parties through five different political eras. Students are introduced to all of the major political parties and their views including the Federalists, Democratic-Republicans, Whigs, Jacksonian Democrats, National Republicans, Northern and Southern Democrats, Free Soil, Republicans, the Know Nothing Party, the Greenback, Progressive (Bull Moose, Populist, and Prohibition parties!

A two-party student worksheet is included to guide students through origins and evolution of political parties!

A key is included!



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8 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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