Watch the BrainPop video on Political Party Origins (George Washington, Hamilton vs. Jefferson, Adams vs. Jefferson, Federalist vs. Dem-Rep) : https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/ushistory/politicalpartyorigins/
Watch the BrainPop video on Political Parties (explains the origin of each and their differences): https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/usgovernment/politicalparties/
Watch the BrainPop video on Political Beliefs (explains choosing sides on issues, politely disagreeing, why we vote for parties, ): https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/usgovernment/politicalbeliefs/
Create a blog entry with the title above.
- Using a T-Chart, explain the traditional values of the democratic and republican parties.
- Explain how political parties started.
- Explain why we have political parties today.
- Explain what third parties are and how they fit into the political system.