Some notable pro's and con's have characterized American political parties past. You may recognize positions still held by modern day political parties. Here are a few highlights:
American Political Parties Past
Political Parties of the 21st Century
Today, America is a multi-party system. The Democratic Party and the Republican Party are the most powerful. Yet the Reform, Libertarian, Socialist, Natural Law , Constitution and Green Parties will probably field candidates in upcoming presidential elections. Regardless of their names, ideologies and candidates, political parties will play a major role in presidential elections in the new millennium. What is the likelihood that a candidate from a party other than Republican or Democratic will become President of the United States? What might trigger such a change in voting patterns by the American people?