A History of the Democratic Party

A History of the Democratic Party

by Russell Roberts
     
 
Reaching all the way back to Thomas Jefferson, the Democratic Party has been in existence almost as long as there has been a United States of America. It was born as a “party of the people,” according to Jefferson, a political party designed to appeal to the average American citizen. Throughout the years the party has risen and fallen with the political

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Reaching all the way back to Thomas Jefferson, the Democratic Party has been in existence almost as long as there has been a United States of America. It was born as a “party of the people,” according to Jefferson, a political party designed to appeal to the average American citizen. Throughout the years the party has risen and fallen with the political fortunes of the United States. Yet, as the twenty—first century enters its second decade, the party remains a viable political force. The party has changed greatly since Jefferson's day—just like the country it serves. The story of the Democratic Party is the story of America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612282596
Publisher:
Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/15/2012
Series:
Vote Amerca Series
Pages:
47
Sales rank:
1,101,027
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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