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Political Parties

Price: $44.95
Order Number: 763.0009
Format : DVD

This lesson explores the function of political parties in our democratic government and charts the historical development of political parties. Students will learn why our current two-party system has survived in competition with smaller third parties, evaluate the roles of existing political parties, and examine what the future may hold for U.S. political parties.

Your students will gain an understanding of:
●The primary responsibilities of political parties
●Ways they can get involved in political party activities
●Influences political party participants have on party platforms and issues
●The philosophical differences between Democrats and Republicans
●The influence of third parties on the election process.

Rights granted with the purchase of DVD include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

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Ideal for Grades: 9 - 12
Duration: 30 minute episode
Closed Captioned
Producer: 1998 Dallas Telelearning
Series #763

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