Please respond to one or both of the following based on the scenario and the knowledge gained from this section:
“The Two-Party System”
- Discuss one effect that the two-party system of the U.S. has on the political interests of American citizens. Suggest one reason why the two-party system has regulated the emergence and successful contention of a major third party in presidential elections.
“The Candidates and Their Interest Groups”
- Identify a Republican or Democratic presidential hopeful and list two interest groups that are supporting his/her campaign. Provide at least two reasons why you think the interest group is supporting the candidate.