Political Parties

Political Parties

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In cartoon format, explains the history, role, and influence of political parties in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429613347
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: Cartoon Nation
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: GN710L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael has also worked as an editor at Weekly Reader, the classroom news magazine used in schools across the United States. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in history. When not writing for kids, he enjoys writing plays, and his works have been staged across the United States. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.

Table of Contents

Joining the Party     4
In the Beginning     6
The First Two Parties     8
Good Feelings?     10
More Voters, New Ideas     12
Making the Party Work     14
Building a Machine     16
Here Come the Republicans     18
Three's a Crowd?     20
Choosing the Candidates     22
The Way to Election Day     24
Is the Party Over?     26
Time Line     28
Glossary     30
Read More     31
Internet Sites     31
Index     32

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