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135 resources with the concept political parties

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Political Cartoons

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore political cartoons.  In this government current events instructional activity, students analyze the visual language and symbolism present in five different political cartoons.  Students discuss the event or issue that...
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Political Parties and Election Results, 1997 and 2000

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students become familiar with the results of the Canadian Federal Election by analyzing data on the number of valid votes by political affiliation. For this civics lesson plan, students integrate data and knowledge with other research...
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The Election Process

For Students 6th - 8th
In this election process learning exercise, students learn about the election process in the United States in which the president is selected. They then answer the 16 questions on the learning exercise. The answers are on the last page.
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The Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify and examine the Declaration of Independence and ascertain its true intent and its eventual realization. Then they analyze the Declaration of Independence and summarize the intentions of the Declaration. Students...
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Political Parties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners engage in a lesson that is about the development of political parties in the United States government. They conduct research using a variety of resources. They use some key focus questions to guide the activities and information...
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The First American Party System: Federalists and Democratic-Republicans: The Platforms They Never Had

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the beginnings of the political party system in the US. They determine the key positions of both the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans. They compare the views of the early political parties with those of today.
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The Free Trade Conundrum: Balancing Worker Wages and Consumer Prices Comparing the 19th and 21st Centuries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
By examining free trade, protectionism, and analyzing 19th and 21st century arguments for and against the tariff, young scholars will be able to compare and contrast the 19th and 21st century. They will analyze text, answer discussion...
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In Praise of Political Parties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research a political party and prepare a report about its history, philosophy, and the party's position regarding two major political issues. They complete a variety of additional creative activities regarding their party,...
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White Man's Burden:The Expansionist/Anti-Imperialist Debate at the Turn of the Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the roles of Expansionists and Anti-imperialists and take on the identity of a historical character to defend their position before a Senate committee. Roles of newsmen, senators, and futurists are also assumed in this...
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The First American Party System: A Documentary Timeline of Important Events (1787-1800)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct research on the events of the end of the 18th century in order to identify critical factors leading to the development of the Federalist and Democratic-Republican political parties. They summarize the key positions of...
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It's My Party

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare/contrast the Republican and Democratic platforms using Venn diagrams, then read and discuss, "The Conventions Are Over. The Party's Just Starting." students then participate in a mock press conference and write editorial...
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Political Movement: Political Parties

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore politics by researching Australian government law. In this political parties lesson, students define the different active parties in Australia and their roles within the country. Students complete a word bank activity...
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Civics: Assessment

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders consider their personal civic awareness. In this civics lesson, 12th graders take the provided test on special interest, groups, political parties, and media awareness in the United States.
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There's More out There Than Just Democrats and Republicans

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students take a closer look at the other political parties in the United States. In this American politics lesson plan, students research minority parties in the country and create PowerPoint presentations that feature their findings....
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Political Parties Questions

For Students 9th - 12th
In this political parties worksheet, students respond to 14 short answer questions about the history of party politics in the United States.
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So You Want to be President? Lesson 12

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders are introduced to political parties. In this government lesson, 6th graders read about political parties and create a poster to advertise one of the them. They create their own political party, give it a name, stance, and...
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Teach21 Lesson Plan: So You Want to Be President? Lesson 13

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate campaigns and political parties. In this politics instructional activity, 6th graders decide on which political party they would agree with in an opening activity. They work on their vocabulary book by adding...
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Do Factions Control Political Parties Today?

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students establish how the first political parties were formed.  In this U.S. History instructional activity, students work in groups to share their personal viewpoint on various topics provided by the teacher, then they are assigned to...
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Political Parties Worksheet

For Students 10th - 12th
In this American politics worksheet, students respond to 3 short answer questions regarding the major American political parties and their function in American politics.
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Political Parties

For Students 9th - 12th
In this American politics worksheet, students respond to 5 short answer questions regarding the major American political parties and their platforms.
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Political Parties

For Students 10th - 12th
In this U.S. history practice worksheet, students respond to 20 multiple choice, 10 true/false, and 12 fill in the blank, and 5 short answer questions.
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Origins and Functions of Political Parties

For Students 9th
In this origins and functions of political parties worksheet, 9th graders answer 20 short answer questions about political parties in the United States.
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The Solid South Switcharoo

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine primary sources. In this lesson on political parties, students view historic documents, speeches, and photos to trace the rise and fall of particular political parties. High schoolers will be looking at the success...
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The Constitution and Our Republic: Political Parties and the Election Process

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discuss the role of political parties in the election process. In this election process lesson, students work in groups to examine the major functions of political parties and the role political parties play in the election...