Monday, September 22, 2014

9/26 homework

Homework due 9/26 SCA to follow!

Chapter 5 Political Parties
Read pages 116-142
Answer the following:

1. What is a political party?
2. What is the function of a political party?
3. What is the watchdog function of political parties?
4. Why does the US have a two party system?
5. What is a single-member district?
6. What is a plurality?
7. What is a pluralistic society?
8. What is a coalition?
9. What is an incumbent?
10. What are factions and how do they operate?
11. What are the 4 types of minor parties and why are they important?

Political Party online quizzes

Here are the quizzes I spoke of in class.
These are due on Friday with your homework.

Simply print the results out or write them out on a piece of paper.
We will be discussing this in class, so please be prepared.