Ch 11: Political Parties

About This Chapter

Watch video lessons on the organization and roles of political parties in a democratic society. Each lesson includes a short multiple-choice quiz to help check your comprehension of the political party topics.

Political Parties - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

If you've ever gotten into a debate with someone belonging to a different political party, you probably know all too well how intense the discussion can get. In this chapter, you'll explore the functions and structures of political parties as well as the types of party systems. By studying the following lessons, you will find out about topics such as:

  • How political parties are organized
  • What differences exist between two-party and multi-party systems
  • The structure of national parties
  • How national parties select their leadership

Political Party: Definition, Function, Organization & MobilizationGet details on how political parties are organized and what purposes they serve.
Two-Party & Multi-Party Systems: Similarities & DifferencesCompare and contrast the two-party and multi-party systems.
The National Parties: Organization & StructureDiscover the leadership, events and organization of the Democratic and Republican parties.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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