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1

What were two of americas first partys?

Federalist and anti-federalist

2

What is a coalition?

A temoprary alliance of several groups to form a majority and control a government.

3

Name 4 groups that have mostly voted democrat in recent decades.

Blacks, Jews, Catholics, and Union Members

4

Who was the leader of the federalists?

Alexander Hamilton

5

Who was the leader of the anti-federalists?

Thomas Jefferson

6

What is an incombent?

The current officeholder

7

Who controlled offices between 1800 and 1860?

Democrats

8

Who controlled offices between 1860 and 1932?

Republicans

9

Who controlled offices between 1932 and 1968?

Democrats

10

Define Pluralistic Society.

A society consisting of several distinct culters and groups.

11

Define Plurality.

The winner being the person who gets the most votes, not a majority (more than half).

12

What type of government consists of one party systems?

Dictatorships

13

Who was the leader of the Whig party?

Henry Clay

14

What party did the great depression help impower?

Democratic

15

Define GOP.

Grand old Party (Republican)