HW due Wednesday: Read 249-258 and complete the reading quiz.
On Friday, you researched the Democratic and Republican party platforms. Today we will review those platform positions and take a closer look behind the curtain at the two parties and their differences.
Why is the Democratic Party represented by a donkey and the Republican Party represented by an elephant?
Task #1: Platform Review
Task #2 Click on this link to look at some more differences between the Democrats and Republicans.
Task #3 Read this article about the ideological differences and group dynamics of the two parties.