Ch 60: HiSET: Political Parties in American Government

About This Chapter

Prepare for questions related to American political parties on the HiSET Social Studies exam with help from our online lessons and quizzes. The videos include topics related to the history and structure of political parties as well as the electoral system and the current state of the parties.

Political Parties in American Government - Chapter Summary

Review topics on the role of political parties in the U.S. though engaging videos that can help you prepare for the HiSET Social Studies exam. Our video lessons cover topics in the following areas:

  • History of political parties in the U.S.
  • Political party structure
  • Third parties
  • Special interest groups
  • Political parties today
  • Electoral and party systems

This chapter includes a variety of short video lessons, transcripts, quizzes and a practice exam that were created by experienced instructors. These videos include fun graphics and examples to help you learn and remember key concepts.

HiSET Social Studies Objectives

Similar to the GED, the HiSET is a high school equivalency exam available in several states. It consists of five separate tests that evaluate your knowledge in math, science, social studies, reading and writing. The 70-minute Social Studies exam includes 50 multiple-choice questions in areas such as history, political science, economics and geography. The lessons in this chapter can help prepare you to answer questions related to the role of political parties in the American government. These questions are found in the civics and government content area, which makes up 38% of the exam.

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