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This lesson examines the two-party political system in the United States and the effect upon it that third parties have had.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > Current Events
  • Social Studies > Government
  • Social Studies > United States Government
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

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Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Update Standards?

D2.Civ.1.6-8: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Distinguish the powers and responsibilities of citizens, political parties, interest groups, and the media in a variety of governmental and nongovernmental contexts.

D2.Civ.6.6-8: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Describe the roles of political, civil, and economic organizations in shaping people's lives.

D2.Civ.2.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Analyze the role of citizens in the U.S. political system, with attention to various theories of democracy, changes in Americans' participation over time, and alternative models from other countries, past and present.

D2.Civ.10.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Identify the beliefs, experiences, perspectives, and values that underlie their own and others' points of view about civic issues.
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