History Of Political Parties (short Video Quiz)

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Video Quiz on History of Political Parties


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  • 1. 
    What political party emerged to oppose John Adams and his Federalist Party?
    • A. 

      Whigs

    • B. 

      Tories

    • C. 

      Democratic-Republicans

    • D. 

      Communists

  • 2. 
    What idea did the Federalist believe in?
    • A. 

      Strong state power

    • B. 

      Strong central government

    • C. 

      Weak central government

    • D. 

      Limited role of the central government

  • 3. 
    The Federalist Party eventually lost any influence in American politics due to their opposition to what event?
    • A. 

      Revolutionary War

    • B. 

      The Tenure Act

    • C. 

      Shay's Rebellion

    • D. 

      War of 1812

  • 4. 
    What issue led to the formation of the Republican Party in 1854?
    • A. 

      Economic Issues

    • B. 

      French and Indian War

    • C. 

      Polarization of allowing slavery in new U.S. territory

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which movement split the Republican party during the turn of the 19th century?
    • A. 

      Progressive Movement

    • B. 

      Temperance Movement

    • C. 

      Hostile Movement

    • D. 

      Social Gospel Movement

  • 6. 
    The Republican Presidency's of Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon and Dwight Eisenhower, came to view the role of central government in what manner?
    • A. 

      Was similar to the Democratic Party belief from the 1800's

    • B. 

      Should be stronger

    • C. 

      Government should raise taxes

    • D. 

      Each felt the government should do more to help the poor