Essay- The 2-party system broke the Constitution?
This assignment must follow MLA guidelines, be typed in Times New Roman, 12 pt. font, and be a minimum of 800 words with a works cited page. The works cited are not included in the minimum word count. Any sources provided in the assignment prompt MUST be used within your paper and cited in your works cited. Other sources used must be cited as well.
Activity for Assessment:
Read the following article and watch the video linked below. Do any other research you feel necessary to understand the topic in a deeper manner. Once finished, answer the following questions:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkltAl_cO5Y (for a better understanding the the party system historically) We have a two-party system today. What was the original intent of our founders with regards to factions? Why did the founders believe factions or parties would never be formed? Why did they form anyway? How would we differentiate political parties from the 1960’s to the 1990’s from today? What changed? Based on the article, what is the danger of a two-party system in politics today? Do you agree? What is the author’s opinion of multi-party democracy? Do you agree? Overall, as a voter or potential future voter, what are your thoughts on the political parties of today? Do they do more harm than good? Is a two-party system a necessary evil in American politics today?