Political Parties and Voter Behavior: chapters
- What positions are a part of the political spectrum and what are the beliefs associated with each?
- What are the two major political parties and what is their function in government?
- How do the positions of the two major political parties compare when considering major issues?
- Describe the election process
Political Party registration general elections
Party Platform literacy nomination
tax direct primary
Coalition Gerrymandering closed primary
Two-party system Voting Rights Act 1965 open primary
Minor parties Civil
Rights Act 1964 presidential
Democratic Party independents
Republican Party Non-Affiliated
Creating a political party
Creating a party platform and speech
Comparing Democratic and Republican
platforms pp 173-179
1964 literacy test
p. 152 “Dangers of voter apathy”