Political Parties: Birth of Political Parties
Levels: College/Adult, High School, Home School, Middle School
Unit: Civic Education Skills, Foundations of American Government, Political Beliefs and Behaviors, The Political Process
: A presidential election between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton never happened. But what if it did? This lesson will instruct students on the birth of political parties by having them simulate an early political rally and determine whether or not they would vote for Thomas Jefferson or Alexander Hamilton in a fictional presidential election. Students will analyze Washington’s Farewell Address and his advice regarding political parties. Students will discuss reasons why political parties formed and their role in current times.
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