BrainPOP

Political Parties

You’ve seen their TV commercials; you’ve read about their candidates. Now Tim and Moby will give you the scoop on America’s two major political parties. In this BrainPOP movie, you’ll learn the history of the Republican and Democratic parties, as well as some of the key differences between the two parties today. You’ll also discover the party affiliations of a few of America’s best-known Presidents and learn about some of the nation’s smaller political parties, too. Finally, Tim will discuss how Democrats and Republicans sometimes agree with one another! So before you go to the polls, be sure to watch this movie! (Note: If you are under 18, please do not actually go to the polls.)

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