The American Political Party System: A Reference Handbook
  • Release Date : 22 June 2017
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 368 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781440854125
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Download or read book entitled The American Political Party System: A Reference Handbook by author: Michael C. LeMay which was release on 22 June 2017 and published by ABC-CLIO with total page 368 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. What historical factors transformed American politics into the institution we know today? This in-depth look at America's party system traces its efficacy, sustainability, and popularity through six influential presidencies spanning 1790 to the present day. • Theorizes how the presidencies of Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln, McKinley, FDR, and Ronald Reagan marked the beginning of a new political party system at the time and considers how Obama's election might signal the latest transformation • Contains essays that explain how political beliefs affect party identification, examine each party's platform on national security issues, and identify the effects the Trump campaign has on the Republican Party • Features 15 primary documents including excerpts from the Federalist Papers and relevant sections of the U.S. Constitution • Includes maps, bar and line graphs, and pie charts to illustrate key elements of the party system