PLAP 4410 - Development of the American Party System

Description
Focuses on the development of the political party system in the United States, from the late 18th Century through the present day. Examines why political parties emerged in the U.S., both in Congress and at the mass level; why particular parties like the Federalists and Whigs collapsed; and how different "party systems" have developed historically.
Credits
3
Attributes
Historical Perspectives Social & Economic Systems
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2020
Offered
MW
Avg. Class Size
30
Avg. Sections
1